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Several toolbars are displayed by default. Each toolbar displays buttons for invoking application commands. To hide or show a toolbar, right-click on the menu bar, then click the toolbar to be shown or hidden. Alternatively, use the Customize Dialog to hide and show toolbars.
The Build toolbar contains a drop-down field for entering a build profile to specify which sets of steps to build (the _BUILD_PROFILE_ temporary macro will be updated to this value when building). Type in or select a value in the list and press Enter to set it. Only steps with a profile matching the overall build profile will be included in the build. The build profile can be a literal string or a regular expression (for instance, Debug.* to match all step profiles beginning with Debug, .* to match all, or Release|Debug to match either the Debug or Release profile). Comparisons are not case sensitive. The menu item Build | Profile and related shortcut can also be used to set focus to this field. The build profile can also be defined on the command-line when calling a project.
Toolbars can be repositioned (docked) around the entire perimeter of the application and also undocked and placed anywhere on the screen:
|•||If currently docked, drag the toolbar from the toolbar handle at the left-edge|
|•||If currently undocked, drag the toolbar by its upper blue caption bar|
|•||If you drop the toolbar around the perimeter of the application, the toolbar will become docked.|
|•||The outline that is displayed as you drag indicates where the toolbar will dock when the mouse is released.|
To add, remove, or reset the buttons displayed for toolbars, click the Down Arrow button at the right end of each toolbar. Buttons can also be added or removed while the Customize Dialog is displayed.
Creating a new toolbar:
|1.||Display the Customize Dialog.|
|2.||On the Toolbars tab, click the New... button.|
|3.||Enter an appropriate name for the new toolbar, then click OK.|
|4.||Add buttons to this new toolbar.|
|5.||Close the dialog.|
|6.||Reposition your new toolbar as desired.|
To delete a toolbar, click the Delete button (if it is disabled, then the selected toolbar is a system toolbar and can't be deleted). To reset a toolbar to its default settings, click the Reset button.