Subject: Setting properties of aliases

You can specify properties for each alias, including the associated command and description.

To customize the properties of aliases

   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 Aliases in the list.

   4   Select an alias.

   5   In Name, enter a new name for the alias.

   6   In Command Name, enter the name of the command to carry out when the alias name is entered in the user interface.

Command Name may contain a macro (one or more commands and their options), such as:


For details about special characters used in macros, see Using macros in .cui files.

   7   In Description, type a one-sentence description of the item.

   8   When you have finished, click OK.

You can reset the user interface to be the same as when the program was first installed.
Use the Options command, click the Profiles tab, then click Reset.

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