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Access 2010 Custom Ribbon question

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Hi EE
I am just learning XML to customise the Ribbon menu and having trouble getting started
Here is what I have done so far
Access 2010
Created     USysRibbons   in a Test dB
Two fields
RibbonName  text
RibbonXml      Memo      

RibbonName = Standard
RibbonXml =
<çustomUI xmlns=”http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/2009/07/cusomui”>
<ribbon startFronScratch=”true”>
</ribbon>
</customUI>

In Ribbon and Toolbar options  I selected Standard from combo box

When I open nothing happens. The article stated when start the Ribbon wont be there.

Are there any books on the subject I have done a search but can't find anything

any help appreciated

chestera
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Official documentation is about nil, so the recommended place to start is here:

    http://www.accessribbon.de/en/?Links

and:

    http://www.accessribbon.de/en/?New_Features_in_Access_2010

Also, if you wish to learn about the XML while you work, the MontaRibbons Tool is an option:

    http://sur.ly/o/ribbon01.com/index.htm/AA001290

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Gustav Brock

Thank you for that info appreciate. I have IDBE Ribbon Creater 2010. You mention MontaRibbons Tool. is one better than the other or on par

Alan
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Most consider IDBE Ribbon Create for the best Tool, but some prefer MontaRibbons because of its educational capability.
I haven't used it myself, but a free trial is for download, so you could check it out yourself. Much depends on personal preferences, I guess.

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Gustav Brock

Thank you for your help I think I have enough ammo to get me started

Alan
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You are welcome!

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