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Customise main application toolbar

Post by ruthhenrietta » 12 Jul 2021 17:03

In old versions of FH the different chart options were on the main application toolbar along the top. Now 'Charts' is a drop-down menu. How can I customise toolbar so that I have, for example, 'ancestors and descendants chart' visible? I use this all the time, so don't want to have to go through a drop-down menu to access it. I've tried searching for info. in help, but can't find it.

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Post by tatewise » 12 Jul 2021 17:16

See Tools > Preferences > Display and tick Include Key Diagrams on Main Toolbar.

I agree it is not easy to find in the Help.
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Post by ruthhenrietta » 13 Jul 2021 08:04

Brilliant - thank you - all restored to (my) 'normal'!

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Post by E Wilcock » 14 Jul 2021 17:30

Coincidence. I only found out it was missing today. Thank you for explaining how to restore it. It is particularly important to me to see family networks in my place studies.

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Post by E Wilcock » 14 Jul 2021 17:35

Mike I now have the choice of charts as in previous versions. But I would like to remove the General charts icon from the tool bar.
Can this be done?

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Post by tatewise » 14 Jul 2021 17:50

I don't understand what you mean by the "General charts icon".
Anyway, the only two modes are governed by Tools > Preferences > Display with Include Key Diagrams on Main Toolbar ticked or unticked.
i.e. The 5 icons as before, or just one Charts icon with the other 4 options as the first 4 in its menu.

If you are talking about removing the Charts icon, then that is not possible, even though View > Charts would still provide access to all the other Diagrams, etc.
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Post by E Wilcock » 14 Jul 2021 17:59

Yes Mike, I did mean that, And thank you. It isnt important.

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Post by David2416 » 15 Jul 2021 07:28

E Wilcock wrote:
14 Jul 2021 17:30
Coincidence. I only found out it was missing today. Thank you for explaining how to restore it. It is particularly important to me to see family networks in my place studies.
Likewise

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Re: Customise main application toolbar

Post by Debbie » 17 Jul 2021 12:52

Thank you! I have been trying to find this since updating to latest version. :D

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Re: Customise main application toolbar

Post by tatewise » 17 Jul 2021 17:40

For such issues with new FH versions don't overlook the https://www.family-historian.co.uk/v7-updates list.
For version 7.0.7 under Other Improvements it says:
The 4 main diagram types (Ancestors, Descendants, Ancestors & Descendants, and All Relatives) no longer have buttons on the main application toolbar by default – even for existing users. However, you can get them back, if required, by ticking “Include Key Diagrams on Main Toolbar” on the Display tab of Preferences.
Mike Tate ~ researching the Tate and Scott family history ~ tatewise ancestry

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