Friday, June 10, 2011 2:35 PM
Exposing "hidden" features through Custom Palettes
Alright, let's get this blog rolling with a quick post...
Custom palettes are one of my favourite features in Painter and we've really beefed them up in version 12. One of the coolest changes made was to the Add Command dialog. Add Command has been in Painter for many years, but now it offers a little more functionality. In Painter 12, if you fire up the Add Command dialog, you’ll find three new options: Other, Panel Menus, and Tools at the top of the application, in the main menu bar. If you drill down in to these menus, you’ll expose all kinds of great things that you can add to your custom palettes. I’m particularly fond of the Other menu as this contains many “hidden” commands.
Here’s an easy way to create a custom toolbox:
Why not take a few minutes and browse through the menu options exposed by the Add Command dialog? There’s a lot to experiment with in there.
Have fun & please let me know if you have any feedback on this post.
Filed under: palettes, tricks, custom palette, add command, hidden features, tips