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Sample Download : http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/VBOfficeRibbonAccessibility-8d3c37fd

This example illustrates how to pinvoke the Microsoft Active Accessibilty (MSAA) API to automate Office Ribbon controls. The code calls the following APIs,

   AccessibleObjectFromWindow,
   AccessibleChildren,
   GetRoleText,
   GetStateText,

to display the whole structure of the Office ribbon, including tabs, groups, and controls. It also shows how to nagivate to a tab and execute button function programmatically.
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