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Tip and Trick Detail
Quickly Find a Lost Toolbar
*Applies to: AutoCAD R13, 14, 2000, 2000i, 2002, 2004 and 2005*

Have you or you know someone who has ever lost a toolbar and just couldn't find it and it took some looking around to find it in AutoCAD.  If so this is a tip for you.  You may need to type in the command TOOLBAR to get a listing of all the toolbars that are loaded in the current drawing session.  Once you know the toolbar name then follow the prompts below.

Toolbar dialog box variations based on release

AutoCAD 2000 and Up

Priot to AutoCAD 2000

Command Line:
Command: -toolbar

Enter toolbar name or [ALL]: mytools
Enter toolbar name or [ALL]: my_cad.mytools
my_cad is a menugroup name if you have more than one menu loaded.

Enter an option [Show/Hide/Left/Right/Top/Bottom/Float] <Show>: F
Enter new position (screen coordinates) <0,0>: 200,200
Enter number of rows for toolbar <1> {ENTER}