Customize containers

A container is a box where panels and toolbars are located. Containers can be floating or docked to the edges of the Rhino window, or next to another container.

To manage a container

Options menu

Horizontal

Display tabs on the top in the current container.

Vertical

Displays tabs on the right side in the current container.


Show Panels

Lists the panels for you to add or remove in the container.

Show Toolbars

Lists the toolbars in the selected rui file for you to add or remove in the container.

If you have linked rui files loaded, they will be listed on the drop-down menu on top of the toolbar list.

New Toolbar

Select a macro or create a new macro in Macro Library and add it to a new toolbar in the container.

New Toolbar Button

Select a macro or create a new macro in Macro Library and add it to the current toolbar.

New toolbar Separator

Insert a button separator. Separators only show in horizontal, one-row toolbars. They act like buttons, so you can move or delete them.

Edit Toolbar button

Lists all the buttons in the current toolbar in a menu where you can delete buttons or edit the properties of the selected button.

To delete a button

  • Click the x button after the button name.

To edit a button

Size to Content

Expands or shrinks the floating container to fit all the buttons on the active toolbar.

Properties

Opens the Container Properties dialog box to edit the currently active toolbar or panel.

Lock Docked Containers

Toggles the Lock docked containers setting in Toolbar options.

Help

Opens the help topic for the active panel in the container.

Close <Container Name>

Hides the container.

If the container only has a tab, the container will be deleted.

Tab context menu

Properties

Opens the Container Properties dialog box to edit the currently active toolbar or panel.

Close Tab: <Name>

Hides the container.

If the container only has a tab, the container will be deleted.

See also

Using toolbars and buttons

Toolbars Options

 

 

 

 

Rhinoceros 8 © 2010-2024 Robert McNeel & Associates. 07-Jun-2024