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This tutorial walks you through how to create a Toolbar button and one or more buttons that connect you to your favourite macros or to other associated links whether there a custom icon or not.
1 : Click Menu → Tools → Customize
or put you on a Toolbar and click the right mouse button
the window Customize appears
2 : select the tab Macro
3 : to select an toolbar icon for your macro click the Pixmap button (labelled)
4 : search for an icon amongst the icons already in FreeCAD,
5 : if your icon is not here then click thebutton for adding one or more icons in your library (collapse to see)
6 : select your icon and click thebutton
7 : the icon you selected is now displayed next to the Pixmap button labelled
8 : Choose your macro and specify a Menu text (which will appear as the text label in the menu); also fill in the Tool Tip (which is the text that will appear when a mouse is over the button on the toolbar); there are other optional fields for your Button
9 : Click the button
10 : your button is created
11 : create a Toolbar for the button
12 : click the tab Toolbars and your workbench (here Part)
Since version 0.15 there is atoolbar. If your toolbar is attached to this bar, it will always remain visible
13 : in left window select the Tab Macros and "Macros"
14 : now your macro and it's icon appears
15 : Click the button (you can choose your ToolBar here the ToolBar is attached to the Part Workbench)
16 : in the window "New Toolbar" enter the name for your ToolBar and click
17 : your ToolBar has now been created - make sure you check the checkbox so the toolbar will actually appear
18 : select your macro with it's icon in the left window and then click thewith the right pointing arrow
19 : you have now created a toolbar called "Camera"
20 : click thebutton
21 : your new ToolBar with it's button is now both displayed above the active window as well as the right-click menu from the toolbars
22 : enjoy !