This tutorial introduces you to the concept of creating a ribbon using HTML Executable's Navigation Bar Editor. If you are familiar with Microsoft Office, you would already have a fair understanding of what a ribbon is. In the context of Microsoft Office, a ribbon is a tool that houses the command buttons and icons in a series of tabs at the top of a window. It provides a rich command presentation and replaces traditional menus with tabs and buttons.
In HTML Executable, you can create a similar structure for your ebook or HTML application using the Navigation Bar Editor. This tool allows you to organize your user interface into different tabs, each containing panels and buttons for various commands. This structure can greatly enhance the user experience, making it easy to find and use different features within your ebook or publication.
In the coming sections, we will delve deeper into the process of creating a ribbon using HTML Executable's Navigation Bar Editor. We'll cover the basics of setting up tabs, adding panels, and populating those panels with buttons for various commands.
The easiest way to do this is cloning an existing toolbar. HTML Executable ships with ready-to-import models, just use them as a start.
1.Select the toolbar you want to clone
3.Deselect the control and choose the destination tab where you want to place the new toolbar.
To add a new button to the toolbar, we clone an existing one. Select the original button to clone (1) and click Copy to clipboard (2)