Specific types of Items are missing in RibbonButton Collection Editor

Jan 18, 2013 at 9:01 AM
Edited Jan 18, 2013 at 9:56 AM


When I edit an OrbMenuItem DropDownItems Collection, the resulting property editor dialog does not let me add RibbonButtonDescriptionItem's.

In the Ribbon's OrbDropDown's MenuItems Collection Editor, RibbonOrbMenuItems are missing from the Add Button's Dropdown Menu. These however are added by default by the plus button when the Orb is clicked in design mode.

I assume there are more ommissions like this but these are the once i encountered and had to change manually in the Designer files.

So question, can you add these types to the RibbonButton Editor?

I noticed that the line: 

new DesignerVerb("Add Description MenuItem", new EventHandler(AddDescriptionMenuItem)),

seems to be missing from:



Jan 22, 2013 at 5:28 AM

It’s a little more complicated than that. This will affect standard tab/panel editor too.

You may however give it a try. Try and error.