Solved

Freehand Dumb Questions - Tools Panel is gone, and I can't get it back.

Posted on 2004-08-09
3
175 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-06
While working in Freehand today, somehow, I opened up a new file and my tools panel disappeared. When I click to view it, or use the hot keys, it shows that it SHOULD be displayed, but I can't see it or use it.

Any advice would be appreciated. This is kind of critical, as i am in the middle of a project.

Thanks.

Vee
0
Comment
Question by:VeeVan
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
Daydreams earned 500 total points
ID: 11755986
Since you said the toolbar "should" be displayed, you may try these suggestions from macromedia:

http://www.macromedia.com/support/freehand/ts/documents/missing_toolbars.htm


Here are also a couple of links that basically suggest the best solution may be to reinstall:

http://www.forum4designers.com/archive13-2004-1-37596.html

http://www.baseboard.net/forums/showthread/t-8082.html

You can try deleting the prefs file as suggested at those links, but a reinstall may be the best solution.


0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:VeeVan
ID: 11760886
Thank you so much. I followed the macromedia instructions, and it worked like a charm. Glad to know i wasn't totally on drugs.

Vee
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Daydreams
ID: 11763259
VeeVan, you are very welcome, and thanks for the "A"!
0

Featured Post

Do You Know the 4 Main Threat Actor Types?

Do you know the main threat actor types? Most attackers fall into one of four categories, each with their own favored tactics, techniques, and procedures.

Join & Write a Comment

I've been using this technique since Adobe CS2, and it should work with any version of Illustrator that includes the appearance panel. In this tutorial we'll create a button using the appearance panel in Adobe Illustrator, and then save it as a r…
Technology opened people to different means of presenting information, but PowerPoint remains to be above competition. Know why PPT still works today.
Learn how to use the remote presentation tool in Prezi to allow you to harness the power of this cloud based presentation platform. You can show your presentation with a remote audience using this free tool.
It’s easy to embed any of your public Prezi presentations on your website or social network to share with others. Learn how simple it is in this tutorial.

747 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now