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

Posted on 2004-08-09
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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
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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.


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

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VeeVan, you are very welcome, and thanks for the "A"!
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