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Subitems Collection Editor Dialog Box (UI Designer)

Getting there

If you add a button group, split button, or gallery control to the Ribbon, you must specify subitems (buttons and menus) for that control.

Choose from the available subitems:

Subitems

 

Add

Add a Button, Split Button, or Gallery to a control. The control you select in the Insert Controls pane of the UI Designer determines the subitems you can add; for example, if you select Button Group, you can select any of the subitems.

 

Remove

Removes the selected control type from the list.

 

Move Up / Move Down

Moves the selected control up or down in the list.

Subitem Settings

 

Action

Shows the action assigned to the control.

 

Select Action

Click to specify an action for the selected control in the Select Action dialog box.

 

Modify Subitems

Click to add subitems to a control. For example, if you add a gallery to a button group in the Subitems Collection Editor dialog box, click Modify Subitems to add buttons to the menu for that gallery.

 

Change settings

Select to allow changes to the label, image, tooltip, and description of the control.

Note: Changes to these settings overwrite the default properties of the selected action.

 

Label

Specifies the text that appears on the control.

Note: An ampersand (&) in front of a character in a label indicates that the character will function as a keyboard accelerator key.

 

Image

Shows the image that appears on the control. If you don't select an image, an orange circle with an exclamation point appears.

 

Select Image

Click to browse for a .PNG or .JPEG image to appear on the control.

 

Tooltip

Enter a heading that appears when the pointer is held over the control.

 

Description

Enter a description that appears (below the heading) when the pointer is held over the control.

 

Reset

Click to clear any of changes you've made and restore the default properties of the assigned action.

Related Topics

Select Action Dialog Box

Adding Controls to the Ribbon