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CAD software Customize User Interface 4 Command line: CUSTOMIZE

Customize User Interface dialog box is intended to:

·         create and edit new menus, toolbars, context menus;

·         fill menus and toolbars by commands;

·         create new commands;

·         add and change actions on objects, accelerators, aliases, tooltips;

·         save all changes in a separate .cfg file and manage configuration files.

Customize User Interface dialog contains 9 tabs:

·         Ribbon

·         Main menus

·         Toolbars

·         Status bar

·         Popup menus

·         Accelerators

·         Object actions

·         Rollover tooltips

·         Aliases

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File name

Field displays the path and name of edited CFG-file.




Commands to manage config files:

·         Open

·         Load partial file

·         Upload current partial file

·         Save

·         Save as…

·         Clear

·         Exit



Upper left part of dialog displays all elements of opened tab. Move selected element with drag&drop.

Upper right part of dialog contains all nanoCAD tools: commands and controls. Use them to create and edit interface objects: menus, toolbars, status bar.

There is a filter for tools:

·         Select a section to display elements of selected category.

·         Or type the template to find appropriated tools

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Information about the selected element and action to be done with it is displayed in the right bottom corner of the dialog box.


Properties in the lower left part of dialog displays properties of selected elements; they can be edited.

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It is possible to edit and create interface elements in a context menu.

ATTENTION! You should restart nanoCAD to apply changes made in the current configuration file. Use SETCONFIG command to load another configuration file.


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