You can add a dialog box launcher to any group on a Ribbon. A dialog box launcher is a small icon that appears in a group. Users click this icon to open related dialog boxes or task panes that provide more options that relate to the group.
To add a dialog box launcher to a Ribbon group
- Select the Ribbon code file (.vb or .cs file) in Solution Explorer.
- On the View menu, click Designer.
- In the Ribbon Designer, right-click any group, and then click Add DialogBoxLauncher.
- Add code to the DialogLauncherClick event of the group to open a custom or built-in dialog box.