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How to create a new custom menu in Act?

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How to create a new custom menu in Act?

Hello, 

 

I would like to know how to create a new root menu in the top menu bar in Act Premium?

I already know how to create a custom command and place it in a existing menu or how to add an existing menu somewhere else. But I would like to be able to create a specific menu called let's say 'Custom Command' and place here all my custom commands.

 

See the screen shot as an example:

Screenshot_1.png

 

Thanks

Gregory


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Accepted by topic author gregcsharp
‎09-25-2015 03:20 AM
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Re: How to create a new custom menu in Act?

Adding a new menu or a submenu can be do but that must be done as an addon or a plugin using SDK programming. 

Roy Laudenslager
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Re: How to create a new custom menu in Act?

Hi Gregory,

To create a custom command please follow the knowledgebase article listed below.

 

http://kb.swiftpage.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/14284/kw/Toolbar

 

Thank you,
Brittany Roberts

Brittany Roberts
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Copper Super Contributor
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Re: How to create a new custom menu in Act?

Hello Brittany,

I read that article. It has 3 topics.
1 - How ti change the menu displays
2 - How to add a custom command or EXISTING menu Command to a toolbar
3 - How to add a custom item to a menu.

None of these explains how to add a NEW menu to a toolbar.

Gregory
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Re: How to create a new custom menu in Act?

Adding a new menu or a submenu can be do but that must be done as an addon or a plugin using SDK programming. 

Roy Laudenslager
Retired ACT! Certified Consultant
ACT! Report Expert
Durkin Impact Report Designer
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Re: How to create a new custom menu in Act?

Hello Roy,

Thanks for your comment. Would you have any references or addons or SDK articles explaining how to do it?

Thanks
Gregroy
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Re: How to create a new custom menu in Act?

Here's a link to download the ACT! SDK

https://www.act.com/partners/development-partner-program/sdk/

 

 

Roy Laudenslager
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Re: How to create a new custom menu in Act?

Crashing when trying in Windows10.