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The -Toolbars command shows, hides, and places toolbars.

It is the command window variant of the Toolbars command.

To show and place toolbars:

  1. Type -Toolbars at the command prompt.
  2. Specify a toolbar name (for example, Draw).
  3. Specify an option:
    • Show. Displays the toolbar.
    • Hide. Hides the toolbar.
    • Left. Docks the toolbar at the left margin of the application.
    • Right. Docks the toolbar at the right margin of the application.
    • Top. Docks the toolbar below the menu bar or below the ribbon.
    • Bottom. Docks the toolbar above the status bar and the command window.
    • Float. Displays the toolbar as floating.

      Specify the XY screen coordinates (in pixels) to position the toolbar.

    • On the Tool Matrix. Places the toolbar on the Tool Matrix.

      Define the position of the toolbar by specifying an index. 0 places the toolbar at the topmost position, values greater than 0 inserts it at the corresponding position, and -1 appends the toolbar at the end of the Tool Matrix.

To show or hide all toolbars:

  1. Type -Toolbars at the command prompt.
  2. Specify the All option.
  3. Specify the Show or Hide option.


Command: -Toolbars

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