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Usage of the toolbars

The toolbars do provide fast access to context-dependend functions and settings. The orientation and adjustment of each toolbar is individually adjustable. This will be elucidated with some examples.


We will drag the toolbar "Control" towards the top side. For this purpose hold the left mouse button down over the drag bar (the ribbed bar) and move the bar to top side. Unless the toolbar is over a detended position inside the window a black frame will be displayed.

If we release the mouse button here we will have a floating toolbar.
note Not all toolbars are floatable.

With a double click on the yellow head the toolbar will be placed back to the former position. For this purpose you may also use the context-sensitive menu of the floating bar.

Now we will drag the toolbar to the top position. A red frame indicates that a detended position is reached.

At this place we will drop the toolbar.

The functionaility of positioning is also available with the context-sensitive menu.

It is different for the particular toolbars which positions are allowed.

In the next example the toolbars at the top are minimized (flat).

The toolbar will reappear after a click on the drag bar (the ribbed bar).


The toolbars can also be aligned.

Usually the bars are aligned to left, but in some cases an alignment to the middle, or even to the right, is useful.

Icon Size

Each bar offers an individually setting of the icon size.

Usually the setting "Default" will be chosen, this means the icon size is given with the setting under Icon Size in the main menu.

Hide and Unhide

Furthermore the context-sensitive menu offers hide and unhide functionality:

This functionality is available also in the main menu under Toolbars.
note Not all toolbars can be hidden.


Finally there exists a special setting, demonstrated with the help of the comment dialog.

We let expand the top bar if we select the menu item Expand of the context-sensitive menu. The result: