A ribbon is an interface with set of toolbars placed on several tabs.

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Make dropdownlist on ribbon visible only on wikipages library

I am following this tutorial. http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Creating-a-SharePoint-2010-Ribbon-extension-part-1.aspx However I need that the dropdownlist can only be seen in wiki pages library. I ...
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Explorer view workaround for users without office 2010/ Ribbon customization

We have too many users without office 2010. According to what I read in these 2 blogs, Explorer view will not work in these machines ...
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Item Display Form showing View + Page tab in Ribbon while other pages have only View

I have a list with a display form for which I have specified a different rendering WebPart: DataFormWebPart as opposed to the default ListFormWebPart. This caused some issues with the Ribbon. I ...
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Sharepoint Ribbon for view item form going full option

I have a view item form which contains a custom WebPart for displaying that item. I have no issue with that but the ribbon for the display form looks weird: It contains lots of options that don't ...
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Adding custom button to ribbon - Button doesn't get displayed

I'm trying to add a custom button to a SP2010 ribbon in the DisplayFormToolbar for a list item. The list is external, although I don't think that matters but still... This is my custom action ...
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Customizing richtextbox from formfield

This applies to SharePoint 2010. I have a requirement where users can only use a very specific set of "styles" when creating their content for SharePoint lists. As the "styles" ribbon button does not ...
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Show custom action in ribbon for only one list

Does anyone knows how to show a custom action in the ribbon for only one list? At this moment I've got multiple custom lists, but my button is added on all of them. I only want to show it on one ...
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Overriding controls behavior in the Ribbon

Is there any way to override the standard behavior (javascript) of Ribbon controls? For example, I need the Color selector populate not all the colors available, but a restricted subset of them. In ...
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Trouble adding a button to the ListItem Ribbon

I'm very new to to sharepoint and found a tutorial to allow me to create a custom action in order to place a button on the ribbon. I'm trying to use that to add a button to a list view but It isn't ...
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Custom ribbon action (office 365)

I've created a custom list and added on that list a custom action in the ribbon. Before I created a calendar view on this list, I could see the button in the ribbon, now I can't. Does anyone know what ...
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What function is called when the Check in button is clicked

Which function is called when you click on the "Check In" button of a page? I am referring to the button that opens the following modal dialog window. It does not reference a page (already checked ...
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Customize a Delegate Control in SharePoint 2010

I created a simple project to Customize a Delegate Control in SharePoint 2010 such as in msdn article (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms470880.aspx). Source code: Class: using System; using ...
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Ribbon fails: Ribbon <Tab> node must have a <Scaling> subnode

I am in big trouble. I have created two ribbons and both doesn't work. I allways get the following failure message: System.ArgumentException: Ribbon <Tab> node must have a <Scaling> ...
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Change Current View Without Extra Click to Ribbon List Tab (Sharepoint 2010)

In sharepoint 2007, when you were looking at a list there was already a default drop down box to change the list view. Now that we have upgraded to Sharepoint 2010, we have noticed that this drop ...
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Hiding buttons of the Ribbon Bar

Is it possible to hide specific buttons of the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon Bar based on the user's permission on publishing pages? For example, we need to hide the font dropdown and under the Insert tab, ...
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How do I make a custom publish button for a page and make it do the same as the ribbon publish button?

How do I make a custom publish button for a page and make it do the same as the ribbon publish button? We have a request from the customer to make a simple page that should have a custom publish ...
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Custom tab on contenttype not working in webpart

I've created a custom ribbon tab that shows for a specific contenttype like this: <CustomAction Id="IncomingDocumentTab" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon" ...
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Selected value in ribbon DropDown/ComboBox is not displayed

When I select one of the values in my DropDown (or ComboBox, tried both), the event gets triggered correctly, but the selected item is not shown when the DropDown is closed (the box stays empty). I ...
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Field types error when ribbon is shown

We upgraded our MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 yesterday. Everything seemed fine until I chose Show Ribbon from the site menu. Now I get an error like this: "One or more field types are not installed ...
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How To: Ribbon Options Language & their ToolTip Text Language = Same Site's Language?

I have SPS 2010 Intranet site for a global company where each country has its own site. Of course, Each country's site has its own language (All SharePoint 2010 Language Packs are installed). ...
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SharePoint Ribbon Loading endlessly

i'm a beginner of SharePoint.I'm using 2010version. Here i'm facing a problem that the ribbon of my root site is loading endlessly. I could not use the options like page, Edit,site action etc.. but ...
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Disable or hide delete button on condition

I have a list called Tenders. I need to make sure that when Tender status field is set to "open" no one can delete it. Ideally would be if I won't see options in ecb and ribbon. It is not connected to ...
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Add button to Ribbon but they don't show up?

Here is the xml from element file. It's scope to web. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <CustomAction Id="HelloWorld" ...
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Not able to edit sharepoint page

I have been given the task to place a link on a sharepoint page that has been develped by someone else. I have full control permission in the site.When I try to edit the page all options are grayed ...
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How to check if current folder in document library has child items via JavaScript client object model?

I have a custom button on ribbon, which performs some action with current folder (download folder content as zip package). I want to disable this button in case if current folder doesn't contain any ...
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Adding new menu items for different document types

How can I add new menu items to New Item menu of document libraries? I want to add "New Powerpoint File" option to the menu so that users create PowerPoint documents just like they create Word files. ...
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Add custom groups to custom ribbon tab from different features

I have two features in SharePoint 2010 project. Every feature has its own button that have to be placed in different groups on the same custom tab. For example: Feature1 adds "Hello" group with ...
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Ribbon menu icon statistics

Is it possible to measure somehow how often users hit concrete icon in ribbon menu? Or which one is most used and which one the least? I have strange task, I must defend some particular icons in ...
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Add image to Ribbon Button in Sandbox

I've created a simple SharePoint ribbon tab with a button on it; the button XML looks like this: <Button Id="Ribbon.MyTab.MainGroup.HelloButton" ...
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Remove the ribbon on add new item

On the "Add new item" option on a list, the new form page has a ribbon attached: I want to edit this page into a custom one with more different types of "Save" buttons. Before I start cranking at ...
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Dynamically loading service items into hierarchical ribbon menu

I'm stuck on somethin I feel should be pretty straightforward, but I can't quite figure out how to get around it. I can't share my exact code right now as it's inaccessible at the moment, but it is ...
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Check if customAction exists

I customized my ribbon with customactions. These commands of the customactions call some cool Javascript functions from a file (ex. script.js). I include this file with: <CustomAction ...
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Custom List Definitions - Remove the standard create item menu option

I'm creating a custom list definition in SharePoint 2010 by following this article. It works well but I need to remove the default create list item option and only keep that for Bug Item. How can ...
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Show Ribbon always to Visitors

Is there any way to show Ribbon for visitors, in all pages, by default? Normal Page View for Visitors: (No Ribbon) Normal Page for Editors: I am looking for a solution to display the ribbon for ...
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Ribbon Button Not Working In Home Page (Home.aspx) And Any Site Pages

I've created a "Hello World" ribbon button as per MSDN code sample: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff630938.aspx The "Hello World" ribbon button is working only in AllItems.aspx (i.e. In the ...
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Attach a Javascript function to an OOTB ribbon button

I want to attach a custom javascript function to the out of the box "Download a copy" ribbon button. This is to provide analytics for file downloads done through the ribbon button. I tried this ...
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automatically show ribbon on publishing site

I have a custom publishing site (custom masterpage and custom site definition). I want ribbon automatically be shown on new sites. So the users don't have to enable it through Site Settings: So it ...
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Multiple Line of Text Columns, I am not able to do any formatting while using it with Publishing Layout Pages

I'm wondering if Multiple Line of Text Columns works with Publishing Layouts for Publishing Site or not? The problem is while adding them to a publishing layout page (either column set to be RichText ...
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Ribbon button - Move selected items into Document Set

How do I create a button on the ribbon and how do I move the selected item(s) from the list/library into a Document Set?
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How to take screen shot of sharepoint site programmically

Currently i have created a custom button in my sharepoint ribbon bar and i need a code for taking screen shot of the page when the custom button is clicked. since there is login credential i cannot ...
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hide ribbon menu for workflow

I want to hide the workflow button: Ribbon.List.Settings.ManageWorkflows Which scope should the feature have (web or site)? Now I try: <HideCustomAction Id="RemoveRibbonButton" ...
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Ribbon not available for list item in dynamically created XsltListViewWebPart

The situation is the following. I'm creating an XsltListViewWebPart during the Page LifeCycle which is added to the page Controls collection (or UserControl Controls collection). The ...
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Infopath Button missing in Ribbon for List

I am trying to follow some tutorials for customizing a list with InfoPath 2010. However, when I click on a list it appears I am missing the InfoPath button. I do have Infopath 2010 installed and can ...
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In SharePoint how to display custom ribbon button to particular lists only?

I am having four external list "List1", "List2", "List3", "List4". I have added a custom ribbon button Like: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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How to add a button at Page tab ribbon at publishing page?

Can you please help me in order to add a button at Page tab in publishing page. I am able to add the button in the documents library but I am not able to add the button at Page tab. Here is the XML ...
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Custom ribbon tab contents don't appear

Here is my custom ribbon tab definition: <CustomAction Id="CustomRibbonTab" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon"> <CommandUIExtension> ...
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Custom ribbon tab on all pages

I want to create my own Ribbon Tab that will appear on all kinds of pages. What should I do to register this CustomAction? There is not a location setting for this.
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Show Ribbon on every page?

I have done a custom tab and need to display it on every single page. But how? Ive tried with a delegate or feature control that adds an addition pageheader that runs some code getting the current ...
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deploying custom feature in sharepoint 2010

I have created a custom feature for adding a button in the SharePoint 2010 ribbon. If I click that button, I can open a show model dialog box which I have loaded a aspx file that contains file upload ...
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SharePoint 2010 - enable custom ribbon button only if user has permission to edit selected item

I have a custom action in a ribbon, and I need to enable the button only if current user has permission to edit the item (Contribute role). The action is defined in a document library, the way it ...