Toolbars: Resetting, Adding, Custom, and Backup

Toolbars (resetting, adding, custom, backup)

 

 

Note: At any point that (version) is present, enter/insert/reference the version of Matercam in question.

ie. A path states as ‘C:\Program Files\mcam(version)\common’ if you are working in Mastercam X8 the path will be ‘C:\Program Files\mcamX8/common’

Resetting Toolbars to Default Install Configuration

Right click >Customize

 

Customize

 

Reset

 

Reset

 

Check Toolbars and OK

 

Check toolbars

 

Adding Toolbars

Right click >Customize

 

Customize

 

There are several toolbars already configured. They simply need to be activated.

 

Expand

 

If the toolbar is configured in the manner desired…

 

Activate toolbars

 

Otherwise custom toolbars can be created.

 

Creating Custom Toolbars

Right click >Customize

 

Customize

 

Select desired Category.

Right click over toolbars section select New Toolbar.

 

New toolbar

 

Name toolbar appropriately.

While selected on this toolbar use Add button to add desired icons.

Note: icon from different categories can be added to the same toolbar.

Place toolbar as needed.

 

Drag to place

 

Note: Icons can be added to existing toolbars.

Backing up Toolbars

Toolbars are contained within the workspace file, which is user specific.

Mastercam comes with several workspaces that can be used or modified. The option to create custom workspaces is also available.

Take note of what workspace you use.

 

Right click >Customize

 

Customize

 

Select category

 

Go to C:\Users\username\Documents\my mcamx(version) \CONFIG

Copy WorkspaceName.workspace to a backup location.

 

Add desired Icons

 

To restore this workspace, add it to another user or add to another workstation, place the file in the same location; keeping in mind workspaces are user specific.

 


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Sandy McClintock

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