Creating Custom Tools

Allows you to create custom tools specific to your project. Custom tools can be created, assigned an icon you select and placed at a specific location on the toolbar for accessibility.

To Create Custom Tools

  1. Select File > Options from the menu.
  2. Click the Custom Tools tab.
  3. In the Menu Contents section, click the New button.
  4. Enter a name you want to give your custom tool.
  5. Enter the command, executable or document name you want your custom tool to execute, in the Command or Document section, or click the Browse button to locate the executable.
  6. Enter the directory from which you want your command to run in the Initial section, or click the Browse button to locate the directory. .
  7. Select the Prompt for arguments check box if you want your custom tool to prompt for the arguments you may have assigned in Step 6.
  8. Click the Change Icon button if you want to assign or change an icon for your custom tool.
  9. Click OK . The new custom tool icon is now displayed in the Tools toolbar