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CRM 2011 Ribbon: Using other controls than just Group and Button : ColorPicker!

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Hi,As you might know, I developed some tools for ribbon usage (even if some of them are not really usable right now). Yesterday, I tried to use a ColorPicker control to check the behavior of my ribbon editor and found some inconstancy in the SDK.Anyway, I wanted to try a ColorPicker control and try it in real life scenario (or something useful for your/my customers).Here is the scenario: I want to be able to flag an account with a color (just like Outlook categories for email, appointment, etc.). For this, I will add a color picker on the ribbon and update the color of the form header (thanks to customer effective for this part: Changing the form header and footer colors).The final look I expect:What I need:A solution with an image for my button, a script for changing header color, jQuery library to ease the write of scripts. The entity account is here since I apply the ColorPicker to this entity.Script content:function ApplyColorToHeader(commandProperties)
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The path to fame: New version of CRM 2011 SDK

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Microsoft just released a new version of CRM 2011 SDK!If you look deeply into it to gather information about the SiteMap, you could find my name somewhere Look the page here