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Customize Tool Buttons

From the Customize dialog box, you can:

  • Add tool buttons to active toolbars, including the CommandManager, the Menu Bar toolbar, and your personal shortcut bars. This includes buttons with flyout controls such as View Orientations   .

  • Place tool buttons on more than one toolbar.

  • Remove tool buttons from toolbars.

  • Rearrange tool buttons on toolbars.

  • Move tool buttons from one toolbar to another.

Display toolbars before customizing their tool buttons.

To customize tool buttons:

  1. With a document open, click Tools, Customize, or right-click in the window border and select Customize.

For shortcut bars, use the keyboard shortcut  to display the toolbar, right click, and click Customize.

  1. On the Commands tab, select a category.

You can assign a button to any toolbar from any category.

  1. Under Buttons, drag a tool button to any toolbar.

  2. With the Customize Commands dialog box open, in the SolidWorks window, drag tool buttons:

  • From one position on a toolbar to another.

  • From one toolbar to another.

  • From a toolbar into the graphics area to remove them from the toolbar.

  1. Click OK.


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