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How can we set the Backstage items width

Feb 20, 2010 at 11:58 AM
Edited Feb 20, 2010 at 12:08 PM

When defining the Backstage Items, is there a way to set the width of the left part of the backstage, the one that holds the commands? I find that in my case the menu items get cut off.

Feb 20, 2010 at 12:08 PM

I found the solution in the Theme. If I change the following in the file Themes\Office2010\Controls\Backstage.xaml, it does what it should, in my opinion:

<ControlTemplate x:Key="BackstageControlTemplate" TargetType="{x:Type Fluent:Backstage}">
	  <Style x:Key="{x:Type Fluent:Button}" TargetType="{x:Type Fluent:Button}" BasedOn="{StaticResource BackstageButtonStyle}"/>
	<Grid Background="{DynamicResource ActiveTabBackgroundBrush}">
			<ColumnDefinition MinWidth="107" Width="Auto"/>
			<ColumnDefinition Width="*"/>

Feb 20, 2010 at 12:45 PM

It makes sense, I added to issue tracker #16455 (