I made some toolpallets and i want them to share with my collegas. I know that i can export them amd then import manualy, but is it possible to set the files of the toolbars on the server so if i change anything everybody has the same?
I dont want to import and export them everytime i change something.
Hope someone can help me.
Thanks for te reaction.
I exported all TP files (xtp) en also de TPgroups (xpg) to one central map on our server and i set the pathfolder correct on my pc en the pc of my collega but my colega doesnt see the toolbars i created. Only if he manually import them. I want it be automaticly so if I make changes he also have them.
We both use the same CUI file also.
What is wrong ?
You still have to install/import the TPs the first time on each PC after you perform the path changes in OPTIONS>FIles tab like this:
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I believe the best way is to actually copy the toolpallete folder from YOUR machine onto the server, and then have everyone's computer point to that under options/files/Tool Palettes File Locations. I'm still in the process of testing that and figuring it out but I have to bug a colleague here and there to test it and that take time.
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The first time I shared tool palettes I done a similar thing of copying the tool palettes folder to a network location, however I went a bit further by manually modifying the AcTpCatalogGA.atc to remove any tool palette records that I didn't want shared. In AutoCAD I had multiple file locations for palettes; the default location for out-of-the-box palettes and the network location for our company palettes. Because there is a top level catalog in each location AutoCAD just picks up all the palettes. I also made the invidual atc files for the company palettes read-only so the they couldn't be modified.
"I went a bit further by manually modifying the AcTpCatalogGA.atc to remove any tool palette records that I didn't want shared."
Could you elaborate on this? Attached is our new AcTpCatalog.atc file that I've placed on our server. It points to two toolpalettes that we just created and I think it is exactly as it should be. It was created automatically when I pointed my own computer to this server file location and created a new toolpalette so maybe there's nothing in there I have to remove?
(The attached file IS a "atc" file, I had to change it to "txt" so it could post. Weird.)