OptiPerl's menus and toolbars can be completely customized. Also new toolbars and menus can be created. The menus and toolbars can also be placed wherever possible.




To customize do the following:


  • Select Tools / Edit Toolbars
  • Right Click on a toolbar or menu to quickly select the visible toolbars or select the Customize Toolbars dialog as above.


The customize toolbar window


  • Toolbars: Shows a list of defined toolbars. You can create your own by pressing the "new" button.
  • Commands: Shows a list of all of OptiPerl's commands, plus your own custom tools (in the My Tools category). You can drag and drop all the commands on the toolbars or menus.
  • Options: More options that affect the menus.


icon_arrow To create your own menu:


From the Commands tab, go to the category "Custom Menus" and drag & drop a new menu to a toolbar. Add commands to it. To rename it after adding it, right click on it and enter the new name in the menu dialog.


icon_arrow To add a separator line between commands on a toolbar or menu:


Go the command, right click it, and select "Begin a group"


icon_arrow To edit the right click pop-up menu of the editor:


Go to Commands / Sub Menus and drag the Editor Popup sub menu to somewhere temporarily (like next to the main menu). Edit it and then return it back to the customize dialog.


icon_arrow To edit the left click pop-up menu of OptiPerl's tray icon in the Tray Bar


Same as above. Select the menu Main menus / Tray Icon



icon_exclaim You can also move the toolbars on the desktop to create floating menus. However they will really stay on top only if you have selected "single window interface" from the Layouts.



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