Subject: Setting custom images for commands on a toolbar



You can customize the image that appears for each command on a toolbar.

Because you can configure toolbars to display either large or small tools and to dis­play tools either in color or monochrome, create four different images for each tool. Create custom images using the following dimensions:

   Small images: 16 x 16 pixels.

   Large images: 32 x 32 pixels.

For best results, images should be 32-bit ARGB format with an alpha transparent background.

Images that do not match these dimensions are stretched or reduced by the program to fit the specified size.
The resulting tools may not appear as originally intended.

To customize the images for commands on a toolbar

   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 Toolbars in the list.

   4   Expand a toolbar name to show the commands that display on each toolbar, then select a command.

   5   In the Button Image area, in Button Bitmaps, click the button image you want to change: Small or Large.

If High-Contrast Grayscale Buttons is marked on the Display tab in the Options dialog box, the available button images are black and white. Black and white icons are used for high contrast which is used by color blind users or others with visual impairments. See Section 508 compliance.

   6   Do one of the following:

   In Bitmap Images, select the desired image from the display of available images.

   Click Browse to load a .dll external resource file that contains bitmap resources, a .bmp file, or a .png file. The loaded images must be 16x16 pixels for small icons and 32x32 pixels for large icons.

   7   When you have finished, click OK.

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