News; UI Extensibility in Office 2010
In introducing ribbon UI in the office, we have also introduced in 2007 RibbonX (extensibility) model, the ribbon put forward a novel program mode customize the office 2010 interface. RibbonX make third-party developers and solutions provider establish the ribbons on top of the labels and group, toward customization and optimization goal scene of unique for their customers. 2010 expanded the office UI extensibility platform by providing support custom span of new backend point of view. It also adds some new, powerful function analysis RibbonX platform.
Angle extensions backstage Backstage view is a new type of an integral part of the office of the interface. It can file - level features (printing, sharing and distribution, cooperative manner, etc.). The characteristics of document creation ribbon rise. Convenient extended the concept of third party background spectacular UI in a meaningful way is a large area focus on our scalability office 2010. Someone may ask, "when it's appropriate, extend the ribbon and backend view?" If you are building a solution, the target document editing and content generation scheme (i.e. you function will help customers work in the document), in order to expand the ribbon is the way to go. On the other hand, if your customers need a solution, and help them to work with documents, processes and custom workflows, those documents relates in together, in order to expand the backend is the preferred method. Example 1 - effective project/process management through the custom backstage tags More than ever in the past, today's files through collaborative efforts, mobile evolution at various stages and cycle. Process, those documents in specific often linked by custom. - Backstage view provides a wonderful place customs documents and information exposure these traits flow, to enable users to "move" those files in each stage. Below is an add-in, Contoso process adds a custom tags to backstage view; All the custom user interface example is built using the new backend extensibility mode. Contoso process related metadata TAB display spreadsheets and phase in the rest of the procedure, and need to take the spreadsheet to progress to the next stage. Timetable problem design phase and open design group is red, say the problem, need immediate attention. On the right side of the figure provides "bigger picture," summary in the process of all other related electronic form. One can easily imagine all this custom metadata can be from a host of electronic form executive library.
Once all the open design issues are resolved, eject button above the design phase can be enabled option card program mode. Click on the mobile electronic form to legal review stage and labels, its content dynamically update and show the new position and requirements of the new stage. Imagine you are a developer, and solutions to share files is a kind of common scenarios you customers. They like to share ability, in the background of built-in tag viewpoint, but they also want a direct way through exchange their file sharing Hotmail and facebook. Backstage extensibility authorized you to create and integrate these two kind of habit features into the built-in Shared label. Now imagine you are a developer and your customers do many intense data editing in multiple documents simultaneously. They often open and shut, documents, and they don't want to be prompted to save changes closed files. Scalability and backend view, you can easily replace built-in closed ordered with a custom save and close control, it will automatically save the file before closing it.