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Subitems Collection Editor Dialog Box in UI Designer

How do I get to this dialog box?
  1. Open a session document.

  2. On the ribbon, click the Appearance tab.

  3. From the Menus group, click UI Designer.

  4. Under Insert Controls, click Gallery, Split Button, or Button Group.


    Select an existing Gallery, Split Button, or Button Group, and then, under Settings, click the Modify Subitems button.

If you add a button group, split button, or gallery control to the ribbon, you must specify subitems (buttons and menus) for that control.

Choose from the available subitems:


Setting Description
Add Add a Button, Split Button, or Gallery to a control. The control you select in the Insert Controls pane of the UI Designer determines the subitems you can add; for example, if you select Button Group, you can select any of the subitems.
Remove Removes the selected control type from the list.
Move Up / Move Down Moves the selected control up or down in the list.

Subitem Settings

Setting Description
Identifier Use to identify the control when programming with the Reflection API.
Note: See "Dynamically Changing the User Interface" in the VBA Guide or the .NET API Guide.
Visible Select to display the control. You can use the Reflection API to show or hide the control.
Enabled Select to enable the control. You can use the Reflection API to enable or disable the control.
Action Shows the action assigned to the control.
Select Action Click to specify an action for the selected control in the Select Action dialog box.
Modify Subitems Click to add subitems to a control. For example, if you add a gallery to a button group in the Subitems Collection Editor dialog box, click Modify Subitems to add buttons to the menu for that gallery.
Change settings Select to allow changes to the label, image, tooltip, and description of the control.
Note: Changes to these settings overwrite the default properties of the selected action.
Label Specifies the text that appears on the control.
Note: An ampersand (&) in front of a character in a label indicates that the character will function as a keyboard accelerator key.
Image Shows the image that appears on the control. If you don't select an image, an orange circle with an exclamation point appears.
Select Image Click to browse for a .PNG or .JPEG image to appear on the control.
Tooltip Enter a heading that appears when the pointer is held over the control.
Description Enter a description that appears (below the heading) when the pointer is held over the control.
Reset Click to clear any of changes you've made and restore the default properties of the assigned action.

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