Ribbon Manager

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Ribbon Manager

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Ribbon Manager is a comfortable tool for managing and creating Ribbons.

A Ribbon is a bitmap, which contains a number of images with same size and color depth.

Ribbons are useful for creating toolbars and imagelists.


With Ribbon Manager you can do the following:


1.Creating a new empty ribbon. You can define the size and the color depth.
2.Support of 2, 4, 8, 24 and 32 Bit color ribbon bitmaps.
3.Opening an existing ribbon Bitmap-File.
4.Simply changing the order of the images of the ribbon by drag and drop.
5.Deleting one or more images of the ribbon.
6.Defining the default background color of the ribbon.
7.Importing Image files with a multiselect open file dialog or simply by drag and drop from windows explorer. The background color of the imported images becomes changed to the defaut background color of the ribbon.
8.Exporting one or more images of the ribbon as BMP-Files.
9.Saving a part or the complete ribbon as a bitmap file.
10.Transform the ribbon to a new size and color depth.
11.Changing colors in the ribbon and replacing the background color.
12.Remove the color of the ribbon for simple creation of disabled state ribbons.
13.Copy and paste of images with the clipboard.
14.Calling of an external eidtor.
15.Every image of the ribbon can have a name. This names are saved as DEFINE constants in a separate PRG file. You can associate this file with a module of your application. So you have always the correct image indexes in your application, if you change your ribbon.



For editing a single image of the ribbon, you can use your favorite Icon-Editor.

If your Icon-Editor supports also cut and paste, you can simply exchange your edited icons.

Now it is very easy to use the thousands of public icons for your toolbars and imagelists.


Copyright (c) 2004-2011, Dipl. Ing Sven Ebert, Germany