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QtitanRibbon Demo SDK for Windows Qt 5.3.1/32bit (original built by Digia)


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QtitanRibbon Demo SDK for Linux Qt 5.3.1/32bit (original built by Digia)


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QtitanRibbon Demo SDK for Mac OS X Qt 5.0.2/64bit (original built by Digia)


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Ribbon UI Overview

Modern applications are not conceivable without an interface offered by Microsoft in they office solutions. This concept is called the Ribbon UI and currently it is the main attribute that makes the application keeping up with the times. Detailed description about it your find on this page -

QtitanRibbon - implementation of the concept of Microsoft Ribbon for Nokia's Qt

QtitanRibbon component implements the concept of Microsoft Ribbon for Qt. This component is designed for any type of commercial applications developed using Qt. Along with Qt, the component provides a unique opportunity to obtain an application, which has a modern look and feel for the three major platforms that exist on the globe. For Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

QtitanRibbon provides 5 themes for the final application. Blue, Black, Aqua, Silver and Scenic. Here are some screenshots that show how it looks in reality.

Windows platform

Linux platform

Mac OS X platform

As you can see the look exactly the same on all three platforms. We taken care of it. There is only one difference. By default, on every platform theme UI initialization differently. Windows is a classics - so switched theme is Blue. Linux is associated with a platform for hackers and hotheads, so theme for the initialization is Black. Mac OS X is associated with smart and luxury, and therefore default theme is Scenic. In any case, theme to the initialization Ribbon UI can be modified at any time, regardless of platform.

QtitanRibbon as a standard for implementation of Ribbon UI for Nokia's Qt

QtitanRibbon implemented with strict adherence to standards and recommendations of Microsoft, that applies to the concept Ribbon UI. Ribbon UI concept is well established themselves among the users. So if you're using QtitanRibbon then your users easily able to learn and quickly start using your applications. Composition of control corresponds to the set, which is described in the specification Ribbon UI. The component QtitanRibbon provides you with the following elements:

The table below shows the composition of the elements that were implemented or are planned.

Ribbon UI Elements  Stage
Ribbon Bar Implemented
Ribbon Tabs Implemented
Ribbon Groups Implemented
Application Button Implemented
Backstage View Implemented
Applicaton Menu Implemented
Contextual Tabs Implemented
Quick Access Bar Implemented
Button Control Implemented
Button Group Control Implemented
Calendar Control Planned
Check Box Control Implemented
Combo Box Control Implemented
Data/Time Picker Control Planned
Drop-Down Button Control Implemented
Gallery Control Implemented
Key Tip Control Implemented
Label Control Implemented
Masked Text Control Planned
Numeric Up-Down Control Implemented
Panel Control Implemented
Radio Button Control Implemented
Screen Tip Control Implemented
Scroll Bars Control Implemented
Separator Control Implemented
Slider Control Implemented
Split Button Control Implemented
Status Bar Control Implemented
Tab Control Control Implemented
Text Box Control Implemented
Toggle Button Control Implemented

Together with a Ribbon UI in this product, we provide a style OfficeStyle (it inherits from QStyle), which you can use to make the application which has close resemblance with Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010. Style OfficeStyle so well supplied with 5 themes - Blue, Black, Silver, Aqua, Scenic.

QtitanRibbon - implementation details

The component is designed in 100% native Qt/C++ and does not use external borrowings and third-party libraries. However, there are portions of code that are implemented on each platform in different ways. This is done because of some features of Qt, as well as by reason of improve rendering performance.

QtitanRibbon supports - Qt4.5.x, Qt4.6.x, Qt4.7.x, Qt4.8.x and all versions of Qt5.x.x.

Integration with Qt Designer

QtitanRibbon component has a convenient integration with Qt Designer. This allows you to manage location of the Ribbon UI on the form in the design time.


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