The ribbon is the primary replacement for menus and toolbars and provides the main command interface. When you open limsExpress, the ribbon appears at the top of the main window, where it displays the commands in the active command tab. The ribbon contains a series of command tabs that contain commands. In limsExpress 2018, the main command tabs are limsExpress Home, Data Formatting, Reporting, and Tools and Security. Each tab contains groups of related commands.
A typical ribbon consists of multiple tabs, these tabs contain like groupings of commands. The limsExpress Home tab for examples contains commands that the user is most likely to need for normal data entry. Ribbon tab are composed of command groups, a labeled set of closely related commands. An example is the Clipboard command group, it contains the individual commands: cut, copy and paste.