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Managing the Toolbars

The Storyboard Pro user interface contains several useful toolbars which you can move around. You can reposition the toolbars to suit your work style or hide unused ones.

This section covers the following topics:

Showing or Hiding Toolbars
Moving Toolbars
Toolbar Manager

Showing or Hiding Toolbars

To show or hide a toolbar:

Select Windows > Toolbars > toolbar.

Moving Toolbars

To move a toolbar:

  1. Select the toolbar you want to move by clicking its anchor point and dragging it into a view toolbar area or another position in the top or side interface toolbar area.

  1. When a rectangle outline appears showing an available location for the toolbar, release the mouse button and drop the toolbar into position.

Toolbar Manager

Some of the toolbars can be customized to contain your favourite tools and options. Use the Toolbar Manager window to organize your different toolbars to suit your working preferences.

These are the toolbars that can be customized:

Layer toolbar
Storyboard toolbar
Navigation toolbar
Sound toolbar
Tools toolbar

To customize toolbars:

  1. Right-click (Windows) or [Ctrl]+click (Mac OS X) on any button in a toolbar and select Customize.

The Toolbar Manager dialog box opens.

  1. Do any of the following:
Add a new icon to a toolbar: Select a tool/command from the Available Tools list and click the Right Arrow button.
Remove an icon from a toolbar: Select a tool/command in the Toolbar list and click the Left Arrow button to move it to the Available Tools list.
Reorder icons in a toolbar: Select a to move in the Toolbar list and click the Up or Down Arrow buttons to move it to the correct location.

Customizing the Tools Toolbar

The Tools toolbar can only be customized by changing particular settings in the Preferences.

To enable customizing of the tools toolbar:

  1. Open the Preferences dialog box by do:
Select File > Preferences (Windows) or Storyboard Pro > Preferences (Mac OS X).
Press [Ctrl] + [U] (Windows) or [⌘] + [,] (Mac OS X).
  1. Select the Global UI tab.
  1. In the Toolbars section, select the Flat Tool Toolbar option.
  1. Restart Storyboard Pro. Once the software is restarted, you can customize the Tools toolbar.