Overview of the user interface - Actions toolbar





The action toolbars provide the most important FreeCommander commands as icons.


The position of the actions toolbar in the main window is shown in chapter "Overview of the user interface".


Activation of commands

The commands can be activated from the actions toolbar by clicking their icon.

Context menu

The menu, that is shown after clicking the actions toolbar with the "right mouse button", offers the following items:



  • Customize action toolbars
    After activation of this context menu item a dialog to customize the action toolbars is opened.
    This dialog also can be opened by activation of the main menu item "Tools → Customize toolbars".
    This dialog provides the possibility to define toolbars and their contents (icons).
  • Customize favorite toolbars
    This context menu item is offered only, if:
    • the main menu item "Tools → Favorite tools" option "Integrate favorite toolbars with action toolbars" is checked.
    • or the "right mouse click" takes place directly on a favorite toolbar.

After activation of this context menu item a dialog to customize the favorite toolbars is opened.
This dialog also can be opened by activation of the main menu item "Tools → Favorite tools".
This dialog provides the possibility to define favorite toolbars and their contents (program favorites and folder favorites).

  • Open favorite target folder
    This context menu item is offered only, if the "right mouse click" takes place directly on a favorite icon. In this case the the folder, that is assigned to the favorite (main menu item "Tools → Favorite tools", input field "Start folder") is opened in the active tab of the active panel.
  • Lock toolbars
    The actions toolbar consists of:
    • the standard toolbar
    • the individually defined toolbars
    • the favorite tools toolbars (if the menu item "Tools → Favorite tools" option "Integrate favorite toolbars with action toolbars" is checked in the tab "General options").

These toolbars can be moved among each other, by dragging the dotted line at the left border of a toolbar.
By activation of the menu item "Lock toolbars" the actions toolbar is locked against dragging, respectively the lock is released.
If the actions toolbar is locked, the icon is shown in front of the context menu item "Lock toolbars" and the toolbars can no longer be moved among each other.
This context menu item is offered only, if the main menu item "Tools → Customize toolbars" option "Show main toolbar as many toolbars" is selected in the tab "General options".