Custom tool section

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Moving around the tools menus is tedious. Most have a subset of favorite functions they use over and over again. How about a favorite tools section that can be populated by drag & drop?!
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Gunnar Bartels

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Posted 3 years ago

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I like it!
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Agree. Favorite transitions, animations, gestures and more...each should be right-click 'Make Favorite'/'Remove from Favorites', with a new tools category called 'Favorites' (where you can also unfavorite them.)

Go one step further: Once you have set up the specs of a particular applied tool -- for example, a Tap's color, opacity, size and ease in/out durations -- make THAT available to select as a Favorite (from the Properties section I would say -- the instinctual place to expect to find that feature.)
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Jayne Davids

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Hi, a workaround would be to save your favorite/customized assets in the Library. To do this create your assets, select, right click and Save to Library. Then when you wish to use your favorite assets, select from the Library rather than the Annotations tab. I have several folders in my Library with different assets depending on the project/theme I'm using.
I hope this helps,

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Has any thought about clicking on the Tool Bar and and customize what you want on toolbar Ribbon or whatever it is called.
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Tricia Ransom

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The issue with that is you can't make any changes to your customized assets (ie timing, adding transitions, etc.) You have to create a new asset, and save that new asset to the library which really junks things up.
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Gunnar Bartels

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Tricia, it's intended for default things you re-use over and over in the same way to keep CI consistent, not for things you would want to change every time you use it.