Solved

Modification of Ribbon.button.superTip to remove References to file.Name and to hyperlinks to Application.help

Posted on 2016-11-14
4
69 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-17
The attached/embedded .GIF shows HOME tab page of Visio 2013. On LHS there is a Custom button added via Ribbon XML. It is compared with a built-in Button supertip (RHS).

This shows (LHS) supertip for Custom button, and (RHS) supertip for built-in button
The supertip text for the Custom Button has extra text I dont require (contains file name and 'Tell me more'). Both these texts hyperlink to Visio help, which I dont require.

Can I disable this extra text? Is it a quirk of Visio 2013? Does this extra text also occur in Visio 2016 (which I'm thinking of acquiring)?

Thanks
Kelvin

(PS If Scott Helmers reads this, I AM working on my projected piece re Visio Comments as discussed this July. It should see the light of day v soon..apologies..
0
Comment
Question by:Kelvin4
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Scott Helmers earned 500 total points
ID: 41889739
Kelvin,

This is not an area of strong expertise for me but a couple of things:

I also see the additional text linked to help for ribbon items that I've created. In my case, I've created them with code rather than just XML, which was largely because I copied what someone else had done and didn't know any better at the time. The only difference I see is that code allows you can to specify the text for the first of the two lines that is linked to help, with the result that it displays my customer's name (the customer name is blurred in this image, but you get the idea):XML-1.jpg I suspect there is an XML tag you can use to set that text also but I don't know what it is.

The links to help are not unique to Visio 2013; I see them in Visio 2010 and 2016.

There might be a way to suppress these two lines but I don't know what it is.

I suggest you add a couple of additional topic areas to this question because what works for other Office apps should work for Visio. You might add 'MS Office', for example, and even 'Word' and 'Excel', because all three of those zones have lots of participants and experts.

Thanks for the PS -- I'm still looking forward to reading your article!
0
 

Author Comment

by:Kelvin4
ID: 41891643
Hi Scott:
Thanks for telling me that I cant avoid the problem by upgrading to Visio 2016, and pointing to a potential vba solution.
After a cack-handed attempt to broaden interest to other MS office users, I now close the question, with thanks, and proceed with a followup Q.
Kelvin
0
 

Author Comment

by:Kelvin4
ID: 41892251
Hi Scott,
I followed up your suggestion about widening the audience of this Question, and submitted  https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28983756/Seeking-a-modification-of-Ribbon-button-superTip-content-for-a-customised-ribbon-button-to-remove-References-to-file-Name-and-to-hyperlinks-to-Application-help.html#a41892036

Dr Tribos replied that this was a general problem in word and Excel.

Thanks again
Kelvin
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:Scott Helmers
ID: 41892262
Thanks for posting the followup information here, Kelvin.
0

Featured Post

ScreenConnect 6.0 Free Trial

Explore all the enhancements in one game-changing release, ScreenConnect 6.0, based on partner feedback. New features include a redesigned UI, app configurations and chat acknowledgement to improve customer engagement!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
VBA to convert all word docs to PDF with Acrobat Pro 2 64
What is this ? 6 111
Multiple virtual desktops - one screen | software suggestions??? 8 71
Question to the line 4 55
The ability to add structure to Visio diagrams using containers, lists and callouts is one of my favorite features in Visio 2010. In this article we’ll examine lists. We’ll explore containers and callouts in separate articles. Prior to reading th…
This article will shed light on the latest trends when it comes to your resume building needs. For far too long, the traditional CV format has monopolized the recruitment market.
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on a single skill level and learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on two skill levels. Simulating Independent Sales Calls: Enter .75 into cell C2 – “skill leve…
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …

810 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question