Overview of the user interface - Favorite tool toolbar



The favorite tools toolbar contains all toolbars defined in the menu item "Tools → Favorite tools".

Each favorite toolbar contains icons for program favorites and/or folder favorites. Within a toolbar these favorites can be grouped to categories.

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

Starting favorites

  • Program favorites
    Program favorites are started by clicking their icon.
  • Folder favorites
    After clicking the icon of a folder favorite, this folder will be started in the active tab of the active panel.
  • Categories
    After clicking the icon of a category, a menu with all favorites of this category pops up. After clicking a menu item the corresponding favorite will be activated.

Context menu

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

  • If the main menu item "Tools → Favorite tools" option "Integrate favorite toolbars with action toolbars" is checked in the tab "General options", all menu items described under "Overview of the user interface → Actions toolbar" are provided.
  • If this option is not checked, the following menu items are provided:



    • Customize favorite toolbars...

After activation of this context menu item a dialog to customize the favorite tools 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/or folder favorites).

    • Lock toolbar
      If the main menu item "Tools → Favorite tools" option "Integrate favorite toolbars with action toolbars" is checked in the tab "General options", the lock applies to all toolbars in the actions toolbar, otherwise the lock applies only to the favorite tools toolbar.
      The involved 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.
    • 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.
    • Show context menu of target item
      This context menu item is active only, if the "right mouse click" takes place directly on a favorite icon. Clicking this context menu item opens the windows context menu for the favorite folder or the favorite program that is assigned to the favorite icon.

Drag&Drop

If a file is dropped on a program favorite icon, this file is opened by the program favorite.

A new program favorite can be added with drag&drop. Please use the small areas, marked in the picture below, to drop the new favorite: