To-Work-With-Creating-and-Modifying-Tool-Palettes

To Work With Creating and Modifying Tool Palettes

To Work With Creating and Modifying Tool Palettes

How to customize tool palettes that contain commands, blocks, and other content.

NOTE:Do not create or rename tool palettes when the Customize User Interface Editor (CUI)
is displayed.

Create a Tool Palette

  1. Click View tab Palettes panel Tool Palettes. Find
  2. Right-click a blank area inside a tool palette and select New Palette.
  3. In the text box, enter a name for the new palette.

Create a Tool Palette Containing DesignCenter Content

  1. Click View tab Palettes panel DesignCenter. Find
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Right-click an item in the DesignCenter tree view. Click Create Tool Palette. The
      new tool palette contains the drawings, blocks, or hatches from the item you selected.

    • Right-click the background in the DesignCenter content area. Click Create Tool Palette.
      The new tool palette contains the drawings, blocks, or hatches from the DesignCenter
      content area.
    • Right-click a drawing in the DesignCenter tree view or content area. Click Create
      Tool Palette of Blocks. The new tool palette contains the blocks from the drawing
      you selected.

    You can drag additional drawings, blocks, or hatches from the DesignCenter content
    area to the tool palette.

Add a Separator Line to a Tool Palette

  1. Right-click a blank area inside the Tool Palettes window and select Add Separator.
  2. If necessary, drag the separator to the appropriate location in the window.

Add Text to a Tool Palette

  1. Right-click a blank area inside a tool palette and select Add Text.
  2. In the text box, enter the text.
  3. If necessary, drag the text to the appropriate location in the palette

Make a Tool Palette Read-Only

  1. Navigate to the tool palette file (ATC file) in the following location:
    • Windows 7 or Windows 8: <drive:/users/<user name/AppData/Roaming/Autodesk/<product name/<release/<language/Support/ToolPalette/Palettes
  2. Right-click the file and select Properties.
  3. On the General tab, select Read-only and click OK.

A lock icon is displayed in a lower corner of the tool palette.

Learning AutoCad

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