• Dummy Article For Plugin Page

LordOfTheToolbars    v2.6a

  • Overview
  • Quick Start
  • Release Notes

Overview of LordOfTheToolbars

  • Sketchup version: SU2017 and above
  • Platform: Windows and Mac OSX
  • LibFredo6: v14.2a or above
  • Usage: Free for the time being
  • Expiration: 31 Oct 2023

LordOfTheToolbars (LOTT) is an extension helping you to configure your SketchUp workspace, especially when you have a lot of extensions and toolbars..

It includes the following features

  • Vignette Stripe, which is a single toolbar acting as a permanent menu to access any command
  • Master List of all toolbars, extensions and native
  • History of commands, with Fast Navigation
  • Custom toolbars, mixing native and plugin icons
  • Personal Commands (document, folder, menu, ruby script)
  • CleanScreen mode, hiding most visual elements
  • Quick Command Finder, to search among icons and menus
  • Backup, Import and Export of configuration

Discussion forum

Links to Sketchucation Forum: Main Post Latest Release

Installation of LordOfTheToolbars

IMPORTANT: Make sure that you have first installed LibFredo6.

LordOfTheToolbars is released as a regular RBZ extension file on the Sketchucation Site.

To download the RBZ file, use the red button on the right side of this page:

  • Download If your are already logged in.
  • Log in to get it! otherwise, in order to log in or to register to Sketchucation as a new user (this is FREE). Then you will be able to download the RBZ file.

Then, you can install the RBZ file from within Sketchup, via the Sketchup Extension Manager

If you are not familiar with the installation of Sketchup extensions and Sketchucation, it is advised to watch the video LibFredo6 installation.

IMPORTANT: Whatever way you choose, you MUST quit and restart Sketchup to get LordOfTheToolbars (and LibFredo6) properly loaded.

After the installation, you should have the following footprint in the Sketchup Plugins directory:

  • Language: English
  • Menus: by default, it is installed in Tools > Fredo6 Collection > LordOfTheToolbars...
  • Icon toolbar: LordOfTheToolbars
Credit: all toolbar icons and button images by JClements

Permission to use this software for any purpose, subject to license, is hereby granted

Distribution of this software for any purpose is subject to:

- the expressed, written consent of the author

- the inclusion of the present copyright notice in all copies.

Overview of LOTT

Here is an introduction to main functions of LordOfTheToolbars

Also, a very good presentation by TutorialsUp.

The Vignette Stripe

This video gives details on how to use and configure the Vignette Stripe with the various modes supported.

Command History

This video gives details on how to use the Command History, which is based on: - the History Palette - the History Quick Navigation - the Last Command recall

Links to Sketchucation Forum: Main Post   Latest Release

Release History

LordOfTheToolbars v2.6a – 31 Oct 23: Extension of validity

LordOfTheToolbars v2.5a – 26 Aug 23: For future compatibility

LordOfTheToolbars v2.4a – 29 Nov 22: Bug fixing about the selection contextual menu

LordOfTheToolbars v2.3a – 31 Oct 22: Extension of validity

LordOfTheToolbars v2.2a – 28 Jun 22: Bug fixing

LordOfTheToolbars v2.1a – 14 May 22: Bug fixing and future compatibility

LordOfTheToolbars v2.0a – 24 Feb 22: Adjustments for notification at startup

LordOfTheToolbars v1.8d – 02 Feb 22: Bug fixing related to palette shortcuts

LordOfTheToolbars v1.8a – 31 Jan 22: Bug fixing related to ghosted icons, line breaks and import in SU2022

LordOfTheToolbars v1.7a – 09 Jan 22: Bug fixing related to shortcuts and palette popping up

LordOfTheToolbars v1.6c – 08 Jan 22: Additional option for making or not the Palettes sticky with the Sketchup window and fix for shortcuts

LordOfTheToolbars v1.6b – 06 Jan 22: Option for making or not the Vignette Stripe sticky with the Sketchup window

LordOfTheToolbars v1.6a – 27 Nov 21: Adjustments for future compatibility

LordOfTheToolbars v1.5b – 20 Sep 21: Extend the maximum width of palettes to 5000 pixels

LordOfTheToolbars v1.5a – 17 Sep 21: Rework of the Import, Compact palettes, Synchronization Sketchup instances and bug fixing

LordOfTheToolbars v1.4d – 10 Jul 21: Bug fixing and small adjustments

LordOfTheToolbars v1.4c – 08 Jul 21: Bug fixing and small adjustments

LordOfTheToolbars v1.4b – 07 Jul 21: Fixed a bug where Import dialog would appear when using the menu for options

LordOfTheToolbars v1.4a – 06 Jul 21: More options as well as bug fixing and adjustments

LordOfTheToolbars v1.3e – 04 Jun 21: Other bug fixing and adjustments

LordOfTheToolbars v1.3c – 03 Jun 21: Force palette to drop down within screen horizontally and reset position of vignette stripe

LordOfTheToolbars v1.3a – 02 Jun 21: Initial public release