Release Notes


This software is no longer being developed or maintained.

Sorry, I'm not maintaining Toolbar anymore. I highly recommend AutoHotkey—it's much more powerful and configurable than Toolbar ever was!

If you would like to take over project development, please let me know.
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Toolbar (alias Rik's Toolbar) provides a way to add a customized floating toolbar to any application. When a button is pressed a pre-defined sequence of keystrokes is sent to the desired window. All options for the buttons and what they do may be altered within the configuration file. See the
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Release Notes

v1.4c September 29, 2003
  • fixed: broken installer
v1.4b November 16, 2002
  • fixed: broken RUN command
v1.4 September 30, 2002
  • switched implementations of PushKeys to Alan Warriner's TPushKeys
  • now supports Right-Alt key (use the "!" modifier) for international keyboards (equivalent to Ctrl+Alt)
  • new installer with uninstall support
v1.3 July 17, 2002
  • added popup menu (right-click)
  • added menu item "Create Desktop Shortcut" to create a shortcut on the desktop for this particular toolbar configuration
  • added menu item "Minimize to Tray" to hide toolbar temporarily in the tray. Left-click on the icon to restore it.
  • added menu item "About Toolbar" to provide program information
  • support for command-line options -s[=desktop] or -s=startmenu[:folder] to create shortcuts automatically. If folder specified with -s=startmenu option then icon put in Start Menu > Programs > folder.
v1.2c November 25, 2000
  • now rescales window to keep it on screen. Should prevent some exceptions (error messages).
  • fixed: crashes when closing and scrollbars visible. Was caused by deallocating buttons before form closed.
v1.2b August 29, 2000
  • added Sleep integer option to ini file to slow down typing rate
v1.2 August 27, 2000
  • supports separate destination windows for each button
  • {RUN ...} command to execute other programs
  • no longer uses ButtonCount= item
v1.1 February 16, 2000
  • recompiled with German keyboard support (ToolbarG.exe)
v1.0c February 24, 1999
  • added StayOnTop and TaskbarButton boolean options to ini file
v1.0b February 13, 1999
  • added Pushkeys.hlp to root folder for help with keystrokes
v1.0 January 4, 1999
  • first release
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499 KB
Oct 18, 2007
Toolbar version 1.4c for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP
Freeware (with source code)

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Toolbar running with the configuration file samples\LaTeX\greek.ini.

...the configuration file samples\HTML\format.ini.

...the configuration file samples\netscape.ini.

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