I am just getting around to your suggestion, I was able to get the program to create a new palettte when I removed the default tool palette location path and added a one to a folder located on my desktop. I then looked into the folder and it had a New Palette file in there which reads....
Now the problem is I can't change the name from New Palette, as I am wanting to call it what the palette will be named. For examle to:
I close the program, rename the file and then upon starting up AutoCAD it creates another New Palette file in addition to the one I renamed.
We use shared tool palettes on a server. When changes are made, I need to manually "export" each palette to a single location (theoretically this could be on your local), delete the sub-folder with the same name, and overwrite the tool palette (.xtp) file you are exporting. AutoCAD will re-create the subfolder it just deleted.
I hope this info helps.
I don't think re-nameing the file out side Autocad is a good idea.
You can create two copies of your files, one on the server and one on your Crive. Use Profiles to switch the paths betwhen the two. when you are happy with the changes, copy them from your C:drive to the server - overwiting the origionals. Make sure that you lock the ones on the server so that the other users don't overwrite your changes.
I am in Autocad 2012 and the same issue is happening for me. When I try to create new palettes, the palette is created but with nothing in it. I can only drag blocks onto the "out-of-the-box" palettes. I am able to copy and paste blocks from the "out-of-the-box" palettes to my new, empty palette. However, none of the new palettes I create are saved when I exit my AutoCAD session and re-launch AutoCAD. Has anyone found a solution to this issue?