Altova DatabaseSpy 2024 Professional Edition

The Tools tab allows you to add your personal menu items, such as shortcuts to other applications, to the Tools menu.


Any user-defined entries will appear in the User-defined tools sub-menu.


To add a user-defined tool:

1.Click the New ic_new-tool icon in the Menu contents title bar or press the Insert key.

2.In the text field that appears, enter the string that is to appear as a menu entry in the Tools menu.

3.In the Command field, enter the path to the executable (.exe) file of the application or click Browse ic_browse-tool and select the path.

4.If applicable, enter the arguments to be passed to the application at start-up in the Arguments field.

5.Enter the path to the initial directory, if required.

To change the sequence of user-defined tools:

Select an entry and use the Move Item Up ic_move-item-up and Move Item Down ic_move-item-down buttons to move the menu item. Alternatively, you can use the shortcut keys Alt+Up and Alt+Down to move the entry.

To rename a user-defined menu item:


Double-click an item in the Menu contents field and edit the entry.

To remove a user-defined tool:

Select the entry you want to remove from the Tools menu and click the Delete ic_delete-tool icon in the Menu contents title bar or press the Delete key.

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