Subject: Creating and customizing application buttons



You can create a new application button and modify an existing one. You can also modify existing names and commands by adding, deleting, and rearranging them.

To create a new application button

   1   Do one of the following to choose Customize UI ():

   On the ribbon, choose Tools > Customize UI (in Manage).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Customize UI.

   Type cui and then press Enter.

   2   In the Current Customization area, select either a workspace or a customization file (for example, ICAD), then expand Application Buttons in the list.

   3   Right-click an application button in the list, then choose Insert Application Button. The new application button will be inserted above your selection in the list.

   4   Type the application button name, and then press Enter

   5   Add a command to the application button (see next). To see the new application button, you must add a command to it.

   6   Click OK.

To customize an application button

   1   Do one of the following to choose Customize UI ():

   On the ribbon, choose Tools > Customize UI (in Manage).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Customize UI.

   Type cui and then press Enter.

   2   Click the Customize tab.

   3   In the Current Customization area, select either a workspace or a customization file (for example, ICAD), then expand Application Buttons in the list.

   4   Expand an application button to show the commands that it displays.

   5   From the Command List, drag a command to where you want it located in the Cur­rent Customization list.

   6   To further customize an application button, right-click an item located below where you want to add a new item, and choose one of the following:

   Insert Command Button Inserts an item that runs a command when clicked in the user interface. The command is inserted in the list above your selection.

   Insert Menu Button Inserts a menu item that opens a sub-menu when clicked in the user interface. The menu is inserted in the list above your selection.

   Insert Separator Inserts a line in the user interface that visually separates groups of commands.

   Insert Child Command Button Inserts an item that runs a command when clicked in the user interface. The command is nested under your selection in the list. This option displays for menu buttons (not command buttons).

   Insert Child Separator Inserts a line in the user interface that visually separates groups of commands. The separator is nested under your selection in the list. This option displays for menu buttons (not command buttons).

   7   Click OK.

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