Resize

Ribbon control dynamically resizes to display possible number of controls in the optimal layout as the application window size changes.

As the window is narrowed, controls in the Ribbon will be combined as group button with dropdown arrow, in which controls can be expanded with dropdown arrow.

Tablet Layout

Set IsResponsive as true to enable resizing in Ribbon.If client width is above 420px or control content exceeds the page then, the ribbon will render in Tablet mode.

  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon1" runat="server" Width="20%"  IsResponsive="true">
            <ApplicationTab MenuItemID="ribbonmenu" Type="Menu">
                <MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false"></MenuSettings>
            </ApplicationTab>
            <RibbonTabs>
                <ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
                    <TabGroupCollection>
                        <ej:TabGroup Text="Clipboard">
                            <ContentCollection>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentDefaults Height="70" Width="40" />
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="cut" Text="Cut">
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="copy" Text="Copy">
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                </ej:TabContent>
                            </ContentCollection>
                        </ej:TabGroup>
                        <ej:TabGroup Text="Font">
                            <ContentCollection>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentDefaults Height="70" Width="40" />
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="bold" Text="Bold">
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="italic" Text="Italic">
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                </ej:TabContent>
                            </ContentCollection>
                        </ej:TabGroup>
                        <ej:TabGroup Text="Align">
                            <ContentCollection>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentDefaults Height="70" Width="40" />
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="left" Text="Left">
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="right" Text="Right">
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                </ej:TabContent>
                            </ContentCollection>
                        </ej:TabGroup>
                    </TabGroupCollection>
                </ej:RibbonTab>
            </RibbonTabs>
        </ej:Ribbon>
        <ul id="ribbonmenu">
            <li><a>FILE</a>
                <ul>
                    <li><a>New</a></li>
                    <li><a>Open</a></li>
                </ul>
            </li>
        </ul>

    Mobile Layout

    If client width is less than 420px, the ribbon will render in mobile mode. In which, you can see that ribbon user interface is customized and redesigned for best view in small screens.
    The customized features includes responsive tab & group rendering, backstage, gallery and button controls.

    Responsive Tab and group

    Set IsResponsive as true to enable responsive mode in Ribbon.

  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon" runat="server" Width="100%"  IsResponsive="true">
                            <RibbonTabs>
                                <ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
                                    <TabGroupCollection>
                                       <ej:TabGroup Text="Font" AlignType="Rows">
                                            <ContentCollection>
                                                <ej:TabContent>
                                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                                       <ej:ContentGroup Id="bold" Text="Bold" IsMobileOnly="true" Type="ToggleButton">
                                                            <toggleButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" ActiveText="Bold" ActivePrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-resbold" DefaultPrefixIcon ="e-icon e-ribbon e-resbold" />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="italic" Text="Italic"  IsMobileOnly="true" Type="ToggleButton">
                                                            <toggleButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" ActiveText="Italic" ActivePrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-resitalic" DefaultPrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-resitalic" />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="underline" Text="Underline" IsMobileOnly="true"  Type="ToggleButton">
                                                            <toggleButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" ActiveText="Underline" ActivePrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-resunderline" DefaultPrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-icon e-resunderline"  />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="strikethrough" Text="strikethrough"  Type="ToggleButton">
                                                            <toggleButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" ActiveText="Strikethrough" ActivePrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon strikethrough" DefaultPrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-icon strikethrough"  />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="superscript" Text="superscript" >
                                                            <ButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" Type="Button" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon  e-superscripticon" />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                                    <ContentDefaults Type="Button" IsBig="false" />
                                                </ej:TabContent>
                                            </ContentCollection>
                                        </ej:TabGroup>
                                    </TabGroupCollection>
                                </ej:RibbonTab>
                            </RibbonTabs>
                        </ej:Ribbon>

    Ribbon Responsive with tab content

    NOTE

    To make the Ribbon control to react as responsive in mobile devices, it is necessary to refer the additional ej.responsive.css file in the application.

    Mobile Toolbar Customization

    Set IsMobileOnly as true to group control to show the controls
    in the Mobile Toolbar of the ribbon. For each tab , first row of mobile ribbon will pick and display the controls which is set as IsMobileOnly with look adapt to mobile mode.If IsMobileOnly property is not defined to any of the control within tab, then by default fist group content will be displayed in first row toolbar.

    To adapt to proper display of controls , following layout will be customized with constants display.

    • First ribbon toolbar and Button controls with min-height.
    • Drop down control will adapt to full screen width.
    • All button controls icon will be displayed commonly as Top position.
  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon" runat="server" Width="100%"  IsResponsive="true">
                            <RibbonTabs>
                                <ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
                                    <TabGroupCollection>
                                       <ej:TabGroup Text="Font" AlignType="Rows">
                                            <ContentCollection>
                                                <ej:TabContent>
                                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                                       <ej:ContentGroup Id="bold" Text="Bold" IsMobileOnly="true" Type="ToggleButton">
                                                            <toggleButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" ActiveText="Bold" ActivePrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-resbold" DefaultPrefixIcon ="e-icon e-ribbon e-resbold" />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="italic" Text="Italic"  IsMobileOnly="true" Type="ToggleButton">
                                                            <toggleButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" ActiveText="Italic" ActivePrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-resitalic" DefaultPrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-resitalic" />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="underline" Text="Underline" IsMobileOnly="true"  Type="ToggleButton">
                                                            <toggleButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" ActiveText="Underline" ActivePrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-resunderline" DefaultPrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-icon e-resunderline"  />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="strikethrough" Text="strikethrough"  Type="ToggleButton">
                                                            <toggleButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" ActiveText="Strikethrough" ActivePrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon strikethrough" DefaultPrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-icon strikethrough"  />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="superscript" Text="superscript" >
                                                            <ButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" Type="Button" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon  e-superscripticon" />
                                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                                    <ContentDefaults Type="Button" IsBig="false" />
                                                </ej:TabContent>
                                            </ContentCollection>
                                        </ej:TabGroup>
                                    </TabGroupCollection>
                                </ej:RibbonTab>
                            </RibbonTabs>
                        </ej:Ribbon>

    Ribbon Responsive with MobileToolbar

    Customized Features

    The customized layout for Quick Access Toolbar, backstage, gallery can be seen following screen shots.

    Ribbon Responsive with Quick Access Toolbar


    Ribbon Responsive with backstage

    Ribbon Responsive with gallery

    Group Button Customization

    Based on window size, detailed group is shrined into single button and you can expand group items with group button click.

    For each group shirked for resizing, Custom Class will be added based on group text e-action whereas action is group text. Using this custom class, group button can be customized such as to set icons etc.

    <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon" runat="server" Width="46%" AllowResizing="true" Create="createControl">
            <ApplicationTab MenuItemID="ribbonmenu" Type="Menu">
                <MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false"></MenuSettings>
            </ApplicationTab>
            <RibbonTabs>
                <ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
                    <TabGroupCollection>
                        <ej:TabGroup Text="Clipboard" AlignType="Columns">
                            <ContentCollection>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentDefaults Width="50" Height="70" />
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="paste" ToolTip="Paste">
                                            <ButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-ribbonpaste" />
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                </ej:TabContent>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentDefaults Width="60" Height="40" IsBig="false" />
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="cut" ToolTip="Cut" Text="Cut">
                                            <ButtonSettings ContentType="TextAndImage" Type="Button" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-ribboncut" />
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="copy" ToolTip="Copy" Text="Copy">
                                            <ButtonSettings ContentType="TextAndImage" Type="Button" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-ribboncopy" />
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
        
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                </ej:TabContent>
                            </ContentCollection>
                        </ej:TabGroup>
                        <ej:TabGroup Text="Font" AlignType="Rows">
                            <ContentCollection>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentDefaults Height="28" Type="DropDownList" IsBig="false" />
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="fontFamily" ToolTip="Font" Type="DropDownList">
                                            <DropdownSettings Text="Segoe UI" Width="150" Select="executeAction"></DropdownSettings>
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="fontsize" ToolTip="FontSize" Type="DropDownList">
                                            <DropdownSettings Text="1pt" Width="65" Select="executeAction"></DropdownSettings>
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                </ej:TabContent>
                            </ContentCollection>
                        </ej:TabGroup>
                        <ej:TabGroup Text="New" AlignType="Columns">
                            <ContentCollection>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="new" Text="New" ToolTip="New" Type="Button">
                                            <ButtonSettings Type="Button" ContentType="ImageOnly" ImagePosition="ImageTop" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-new" />
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                    <ContentDefaults Width="60" Height="40" Type="Button" />
                                </ej:TabContent>
                            </ContentCollection>
                        </ej:TabGroup>
                        <ej:TabGroup Text="Actions" AlignType="Rows">
                            <ContentCollection>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentDefaults Type="Button" Height="70" Width="40" />
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="undo" Text="Undo" ToolTip="Undo" IsBig="false">
                                            <ButtonSettings ContentType="TextAndImage" ImagePosition="ImageTop" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-undo" Click="executeAction" Type="Button" />
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="redo" Text="Redo" ToolTip="Redo">
                                            <ButtonSettings ContentType="TextAndImage" ImagePosition="ImageTop" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-redo" Click="executeAction" Type="Button" />
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                </ej:TabContent>
                            </ContentCollection>
                        </ej:TabGroup>
                    </TabGroupCollection>
                </ej:RibbonTab>
                <ej:RibbonTab Id="layout" Text="LAYOUT">
                    <TabGroupCollection>
                        <ej:TabGroup Text="Print Layout" AlignType="Rows">
                            <ContentCollection>
                                <ej:TabContent>
                                    <ContentDefaults Height="70" Width="80" Type="Button" />
                                    <ContentGroupCollection>
                                        <ej:ContentGroup Id="printlayout" Text="Print Layout" ToolTip="Print Layout">
                                            <ButtonSettings Type="Button" ContentType="TextAndImage" ImagePosition="ImageTop" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-printlayout" />
                                        </ej:ContentGroup>
                                    </ContentGroupCollection>
                                </ej:TabContent>
                            </ContentCollection>
                        </ej:TabGroup>
                    </TabGroupCollection>
                </ej:RibbonTab>
            </RibbonTabs>
        </ej:Ribbon>
        
        <ul id="ribbonmenu">
            <li><a>FILE</a>
                <ul>
                    <li><a>New</a></li>
                    <li><a>Open</a></li>
                </ul>
            </li>
        </ul>
        <style>
                .e-ribbon .e-New:before, .e-ribbon .e-Actions:before {
                    font-family: "ej-ribbonfont";
                    font-size: 28px;
                    line-height: 35px;
                }
                .e-ribbon .e-New:before {
                    /*e-New to group “New” */
                    content: "\e167";            
                    text-indent: -1.5px;
                }
                .e-ribbon .e-Actions:before {
                    /*e-Actions to group “Actions”*/
                    content: "\e177";
                    text-indent: 7px;
                }
        
            </style>
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
            {
                var fontList = new List<string> { "Segoe UI", "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Tahoma", "Helvetica" };
                var fontsize = new List<string>() { "1pt", "2pt", "3pt", "4pt", "5pt" };
                this.fontFamily.DropdownSettings.DataSource = fontList;
                this.fontsize.DropdownSettings.DataSource = fontsize;
            }