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Merging ribbons

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121296 Nov 28,2015 11:35 PM UTC Nov 30,2015 12:09 PM UTC WinForms 1
Tags: RibbonControlAdv
Josip Pejakovic
Asked On November 28, 2015 11:35 PM UTC


I have main form and usercontrol. On main form is ribbon, and on usercontrol also.
Usercontrol runs insde main form. How to show ribbon from usercontrol in main form? Is it possible that kind of merging ribbons, but without using MDI as showed in this example?

Senthil Kumaran Rajan [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 30, 2015 12:09 PM UTC

Hi Josip,

Thanks for contacting Syncfusion Support.

Could you please confirm whether the reported requirement is to merge the RibbonControlAdv subitems from the UserControl into RibbonControlAdv loaded another Form? If so, the reported requirement can be achieved by programmatically retrieving required ToolStripTabItem and load it to RibbonControlAdv of the MainForm. Please use the below code example.

Code Example[C#];

//To add particular ToolStripTabItem           


//To add the all the ToolStripTabItem from userControl into the MainForm

private void toolStripButton3_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)


            for (int i = 0; i <= this.user.ribbonControlAdv1.Header.MainItems.Count; i++)





We have prepared the sample and video for your reference and it can be download from here.

Sample : http://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/support/forum/121296/ze/RibbonMerge-767209461

Video : http://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/support/forum/121296/ze/RibbonMergeVideo735339923

Additionally, we have also prepared the sample by merging the userControl as an MDI and it can be download from the below location.

Sample : http://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/support/forum/121296/ze/MergeRibbon-956024872



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