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

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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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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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Buttons not appearing in custom ribbon group

I'm trying to add a new group to the list form display ribbon that contains a few buttons. The group is created but it's blank. Here's the Elements.xml that defines the CustomAction: <?xml ...
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Is there any alternative UI for sharepoint Ribbon Control to minimise height?

Sharepoint Ribbon bar is occupying more height space in our application and the business users want this to be avoided somehow. Can anyone suggest any other alternative UI to minimise the Ribbon ...
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SharePoint RTE: How to attach to mousedown events (like bold, italic does)

When clicking on bold text in the RTE (rich text editor), magically the ribbon button for bold: get's activated. The same happens for the other format option buttons you can see on the screenshot. I ...
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How do I enable a greyed out datasheet button?

On my list the datasheet button is greyed out. How do I go about enabling it?
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Showing the tab on button click

Basically my questiong is regarding the ribbon. So I want to have the following behaviour, when a person clicks on the button, the contextual ribbon tab should be opened. Any idea how to do that? I ...
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Remove button from Ribbon in a specific toolbar

I need to remove 'Upload Document' button from the Ribbon on a Document Set library, with the toolbar set to "None". I can successfully remove it from the Full Toolbar (which is the default one) ...
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Rich text Editor (ribbon based) in a webpart in SharePoint 2013

My goal is to create a rich text editor for a textarea in my custom webpart in SharePoint 2013. The data is saved outside the SharePoint, so I can't really use a sharepoint list for that. I really ...
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Select the ListView Web Part Automatically on AllItems.aspx

In SharePoint 2010, if you have more than one web part on a web part page, the ribbon disappears because SharePoint doesn't know which web part to display the ribbon for (this is by design because if ...
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Add content to the editor

I've developed a ribbon button to Sharepoint inside Media tab. This opens a dialog where I list loads of content. On click I'm calling a function to close the dialog and it is supposed to insert some ...
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How to invoke server side code from Ribbon

I want to create a Button in my Ribbon which modifies some fields in my items.. In details I want to select more than one element and select my "link" button and make the elements be "linked" by an ...
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How do I hide the “Datasheet view” option in a list?

How do I hide the "Datasheet view" option (under "View Format") in a list's ribbon menu?
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Get current web url in a SPRibbon Custom Action Command

I've a SPRibbon custom action with the purpose of open an custom app page in a modal dialog, but I'm getting troubles for getting the current web URL, as well, set a reference for a .js with the right ...
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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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Add button to Ribbon.PublishTab.Publishing

This question is for anyone who wants to add a custom button to the Ribbon under the WikiPage or PublishTab tabs. The methods out there for adding a button that is associated with a list or library or ...
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How to get List Name from JS Object Model - List Name from URL problem

I'm trying to connect Ribbon to Pages.. This works, javascript get what I need and pass as parameter to my page.. I pass the URL and the SelectedItemsID.. I'm facing a problem: If I had a List ...
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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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Tricky error in dialogbox styling

This question is related to this: Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY I did what suggested there and it works fine, but with a small problem shown on the screenshot below. My Ribbon html ...
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Blog - how to avoid List Tools in ribbon when clicking on text

I have created a custom blog with the publishing feature enabled. When I am logged on with a normal user (with no admin rights) and click on a text or an image, "List Tools" appeares in the ribbon, ...
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Expected ; on javascript

I got the following code in my elements.xml, but I cant find the error. My ribbon is broken, the error says, expected;. But I see no error, yet, maybe fresh eyes can see it. See the EnabledScript ...
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Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY

In the screenshoot below I pasted the Dialog of the NEW ITEM on top of our website. The ribbon bar selected in red, we want to change it, but it should be different to the ribbon bar in the normal ...
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how do i place custom action in custom group on displayform?

By following the examples in the SP 2010 C# Hands On Lab (SPCHOL308), I've gotten a CustomAction button to show up under the View tab in the Manage group on the DisplayForm. I want to place this ...
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Why can I not stop personalizing?

When I "Personalize this Page", I don't seem to have a way to "Stop Editing". I'd expect such a button under the "Page" of the ribbon, but it's not there. What can cause this?
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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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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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How can I add button to ribbon that visible only for specific content type?

I have document library and i want to add button that will be visible only for my content type: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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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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How to enable localization for Custom Action on Ribbon?

I need to make my custom solution for SharePoint 2010 multilingual, I have a Elements.xml file where all my ribbons controls are described but how can in reference to .resx from there and how can i be ...