How to save a single toolbar

Hi,
I’d like to save a single my toolbar. How can I do?

Thanks a lot

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If you are trying to save your toolbar out to use in another installation, you will first need to create a new workspace (.rui) file for your toolbar.

In Options>Toolbars, from the File menu, click “New”, and give it a name, and OK.

If you re-open Options>Toolbars, you should see the .rui file name in the upper window, and when you highlight it, there will be a “toolbar group” in the lower window.

If you check the toolbar group (it’s probably checked already), somewhere on the screen there will be a new toolbar with one blank button (has a “smiley” face).

From there, the easiest thing to do - if you don’t have hundreds of buttons in your toolbar - is to simply copy over the buttons from where they are into the new toolbar one by one using Ctrl+Left mouse button drag. You can Shift+ LMB drag the smiley blank button off the new toolbar to delete it.

Then go into Options>Toolbars again and highlight the new .rui and hit File>Save.

Your toolbars are normally located at

C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\McNeel\Rhinoceros\5.0\UI

From there, you can copy your .rui out to wherever and open it in another Rhino install.

–Mitch

Another similar route - float your toolbar on the Rhino window - this will ensure that it is in a ‘group’ albeit a group of only one. In options > Toolbar, go to File > Export groups (make sure the relvant RUI file is highlighted, in case you have more than one, probably it is default.rui) , name the new RUI file, then choose the one (or more) groups to export into it.

-Pascal

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Thanks Mitch, thanks Pascal

bye