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My question is simple:

How do I select a ribbon.read with javascript? For example i have a different tab selected but clicking on the button i would like to select Ribbon.read ... any adivces?


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I'm not sure if I understand you correctly, but this code should select the Ribbon.Read

var ribbon = SP.Ribbon.PageManager.get_instance().get_ribbon();
SelectRibbonTab("Ribbon.Read", true);
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yeah, i tried that but i dont get the instance of ribbon it is undefined, also if i use the function: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded with parameter sp.ribbon.js –  Shkipper Oct 29 '12 at 11:47
is get_instance or get_ribbon undefined? –  Aljoscha Husp Oct 29 '12 at 11:51
it says SP.Ribbon.PageManager is null or not an object –  Shkipper Oct 29 '12 at 12:08
Even SP.Ribbon is undefined :( –  Shkipper Oct 29 '12 at 12:27
Looks like you don't use the correct namespace then (SP.Ribbon) ;-) –  Aljoscha Husp Oct 29 '12 at 12:43

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