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Customizing Menus

You can customize the menu commands of the CODESYS user interface. In a configuration dialog, you can add or remove menus.

Removing a menu or command

  1. Click Tools → Customize.

    The Customize dialog opens. The Menu tab is visible.

  2. In the menu tree, select a menu or a command below a menu.

  3. Click Delete.

    The menu or command is deleted from the menu tree.

  4. Click the OK button.

    The dialog closes and the menu is adapted.

Adding a menu

  1. Click Tools → Customize.

    The Customize dialog opens. The Menu tab is visible.

  2. Scroll to the end of the menu tree.

  3. Select the blank _cds_icon_new_menu_entry.png symbol.

  4. Click Add Popup Menu.

    The Add Popup Menu dialog opens.

  5. In the Name field, specify a name for the menu.

    If localization is unnecessary, then skip to step 9.

  6. Click Add Language.

    A list box opens with available languages.

  7. Select the desired language.

    The language is added to the language list.

  8. Click in the Text field and specify the language-dependent text.

  9. Click OK.

    The new menu is added at the end of the menu tree.

  10. Change the menu order by clicking Move Up and Move Down. Click OK to close the Customize dialog.

    Tip

    The new menu is displayed only when the menu contains a command.

Adding a command

  1. Click Tools → Customize.

    The Customize dialog opens. The Menu tab is visible.

  2. Open the menu tree to which the new command should be added.

  3. Select the blank _cds_icon_new_menu_entry.png symbol.

  4. Click Add Command.

    The Add Command dialog opens.

    The dialog lists all commands grouped by category.

  5. Select the command which you want to add. Click OK.

    The new command is added to the menu tree.

  6. Change the menu order by clicking Move Up and Move Down. Click Add Separator to add a border between commands. Click OK to close the Customize dialog.

    The new command is now available in the menu.