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AutoCAD Toolbars Tutorials
Autocad Menus: Partial Menus
AutoCAD menus, toolbars, and shortcut keys are defined with a base menu. This menu is by default acad.mnu. If you wish to add new menus to AutoCAD it is better to define them separately and add them as partial menus. Partial menus are managed with MENULOAD command. Although this tutorial is designed for AutoCAD 2004, it might be applicable for other releases.
Customizing Toolbars(part Ii)
Creating new toolbars is about as easy as modifying existing ones. One use of a new toolbar is to reconfigure existing AutoCAD toolbar buttons to your own tastes. Another is to create a palette of custom buttons which launch custom commands such as VBA, Lisp, or other macros. If you follow our belief in the 80-20 rule, custom toolbars are for you.
Customizing Toolbars(part I)
We love toolbars. About 90% of our commands are launched from single-click toolbar buttons. We use no flyouts and our toolbars change as needed. We firmly believe in the 80-20 rule, that is, you use 20% of the commands 80% of the time.
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Creating Shapes With Express Tools
If you have not installed Express Tools, start AutoCAD 2004 setup program. In Install tab click Install Express Tools [Figure 1]. Follow the wizard to install the Express Tools. The first time you start AutoCAD the Express menu and toolbars will be enabled.
Autocad Menus: The Base Menu
The AutoCAD pull down menus, shortcut menus, toolbars, toolbar buttons, and shortcut keys are defined within groups of files called menu files. Each group of menu files is called a menu group. The files of a menu group use the same name with different extensions.
Customization Corner: Creating Toolbars
Last month, I gave an overview of the many different panes that are in the CUI editor. This month I will be talking about how to create a new toolbar using the CUI editor. The article will focus on two main aspectsÃ¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Âcreating the new toolbar and adding commands and/or separator bars to a toolbar. ***Free Registration Required***
Autocad Menus: Defining Toolbars
Defining custom toolbars is easy. The CUSTOMIZE command helps you to define a new toolbar and add or remove buttons. You can even make changes to existing toolbars. Any change that you make will affect the relevant menu files. Here you will define a new toolbar, add some buttons to it and attempt to remove a button from another one.
Customizing Toolbars(part Iii)
Creating custom toolbar buttons provides you the ability to access your own commands or macros with single click ease. Although it is a bit more involved than modifying existing toolbars or creating new toolbars, it is well worth the effort.
Customization Corner: Toolbars, Part 2
Last month, I covered creating a new toolbar, adding a command and separator bar to a toolbar using the CUI editor. This month I will be talking about how to create a new flyout on a toolbar using the CUI editor, and how to lock toolbars so they arenÃ¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t moved accidentally. Two different methods of creating a flyout will be covered in this article.***Free Registration Required***
Building A Toolbar - Part 1
Customize AutoCAD by making your own toolbars in part 1 of a 4 part series.
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Command Alias Editor
Command Alias Editor is an application that can help you in modifying AutoCAD Program Parameters (ACAD.PGP) file. The application is available if you install Express Tools. To install Express Tools start AutoCAD 2004 setup program. In Install tab click Install Express Tools [Figure 1]. Follow the wizard to install the Express Tools. The first time you start AutoCAD the Express menu and toolbars will be enabled.
Customization Corner: Customizing Toolbars
Just like pull-downs, toolbars are commonly found in most Windows based applications. They provide for a quick way to access commands, while being compact in size to help reduce screen real estate problems. From past experience in training individuals on AutoCAD, new users are able to pick up on the concept of toolbars much faster than they can pull-down menus. It seems that most people recognize and relate to a picture faster than one can read...***Free Registration Required***
Restore Lost UI Elements
Video shows getting back missing AutoCAD dialog boxes, toolbars, command line
AutoCAD 2009 Quick Access Toolbar
Customizing toolbar, viewing old menus, turning on toolbars
Customize User Interface
Customize toolbars and commands, add workspaces, create macros, and more with CUI in AutoCAD, Jim Rogers of CADreps, Hagerman & Company