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Nov 04, 2009


Norm C.

To my knowledge, Microsoft licences freely the Ribbon, but with strict guidelines, and one of them is no customization.

It is not possible either to add tools to the Ribbon in Solid Edge and Solidworks. Worse, in SE, the only place you can add tools is the Quick Access Toolbar. You can't add tool palettes anymore...


AFAIK this isn't possible in 2010. We have most our content and all custom tools palette based.
The whole Content Browser/palette/tools structure is not CUI based (dates back to ADT 2004) and is based on a mix of local and, potentially, network based files.

In some ways it's better than the CUI as the same Content Browser, Palettes and tools (all xml files) can be used in any version from 2004+, at the same time. Try that with a CUI :)

David Koch

It is possible in AutoCAD Architecture 2010. Use the AECRIBBONTOOL command to reference any tool palette tool in the current workspace. (That is how the ootb tools that reference ribbon tools work.)

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