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Customize Toolbars

Using the Toolbars tab on the Customize dialog, you can:

Hide or show toolbars by selecting the appropriate checkbox
Rename toolbars
Create new toolbars
Delete toolbars
Modify toolbar contents by dragging commands onto a visible toolbar from the Commands tab or from another toolbar
Reset a toolbar (or all toolbars) to the default contents and position, and
Display text labels under the toolbar icons, to indicate what the icons do

Create a New Toolbar and Populate it with Commands



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Select the Tools | Customize menu option.

The Customize dialog displays.




Click on the Toolbars tab.




Click on the New button.

The Toolbar Name dialog displays.




In the Toolbar Name field, type a name for your new toolbar and click on the OK button.

Your new toolbar is created.




To add commands from another toolbar to your new toolbar, see step 8.

To add menu commands to your toolbar, click on the Commands tab.

This forces the new toolbar behind the Customize dialog, so you might have to drag the Customize dialog to the side to find your new toolbar.




Find the command to add to your toolbar in the Commands list.

The Categories list on the left represents the Enterprise Architect menu structure; the Commands list updates each time you click on a different category.




Drag the selected command from the list into the new toolbar.

If you selected the Show text labels checkbox, your toolbar should now look like this:
If you did not select the Show text labels checkbox, your toolbar should look like this:




If the command you require is on another toolbar, display that toolbar and drag it to position it near your new toolbar.

Press (Ctrl) and drag the required icon for the command from the existing toolbar onto your new toolbar.




You can select the Show text labels checkbox to display textual descriptions of toolbar items
You can add as many commands to your toolbar as required; your new toolbar behaves the same way as other toolbars - you can position it next to the other toolbars at the top of the application workspace, dock it to the side of the workspace or close it
On the Customize dialog, you can customize all the listed toolbars except for the Format Tool toolbar (which is actually tied to displayed diagrams)

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