A Windows XP help forum. PCbanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » PCbanter forum » Microsoft Windows XP » Customizing Windows XP
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

XP Toolbar



 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old December 22nd 12, 05:10 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize
John Callaway
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 85
Default XP Toolbar

How do I put icons onto the toolbar? I did it on one laptop but cannot
seem to do it on another.

JPC
Ads
  #2  
Old December 22nd 12, 06:55 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize
Tim Meddick[_3_]
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 1,020
Default XP Toolbar

What "Toolbar" in Windows XP are you referring to?

Internet Explorer?, ... Windows Explorer?,... Notepad?,... ...or, perhaps
you mean the "Taskbar" at the very bottom of the Windows XP desktop?,...

The latter is called the Quick Launch ToolBar, and is [re] activated by
"right-clicking" on an *empty* area of the taskbar at the base of your
desktop, and choosing :

"Toolbars" "Quick Launch"

hope this is of some help...

==

Cheers, Tim Meddick, Peckham, London. :-)




"John Callaway" wrote in message
...
How do I put icons onto the toolbar? I did it on one laptop but cannot
seem to do it on another.

JPC


  #3  
Old December 22nd 12, 06:55 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize
VanguardLH[_2_]
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 9,391
Default XP Toolbar

"John Callaway" wrote:

How do I put icons onto the toolbar? I did it on one laptop but cannot
seem to do it on another.


Did you unlock the Windows taskbar so you could modify it?
  #4  
Old December 22nd 12, 07:10 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize
Barry Schwarz[_2_]
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 372
Default XP Toolbar

On Sat, 22 Dec 2012 12:10:11 -0500, John Callaway
wrote:

How do I put icons onto the toolbar? I did it on one laptop but cannot
seem to do it on another.


Into which part of the tool bar? The Quick Launch area? The Service
Tray?

--
Remove del for email
  #5  
Old December 23rd 12, 11:51 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize
J. P. Gilliver (John)
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 5,294
Default XP Toolbar

In message , Tim Meddick
writes:
What "Toolbar" in Windows XP are you referring to?

Internet Explorer?, ... Windows Explorer?,... Notepad?,... ...or,
perhaps you mean the "Taskbar" at the very bottom of the Windows XP
desktop?,...

The latter is called the Quick Launch ToolBar, and is [re] activated by
"right-clicking" on an *empty* area of the taskbar at the base of your
desktop, and choosing :

"Toolbars" "Quick Launch"


I've just turned this off and on by following your instructions, and -
thanks very much, though I know you didn't intend it! - it has now
shrunk. I can see six icons (two rows of three, since I have a
double-height toolbar), with next to it a button with "" on it, which
when clicked, pops up - temporarily the others. How do I get it back (to
where all my quick launch icons are permanently visible, with less space
for task buttons) (-:? I've tried dragging that "" button.

hope this is of some help...

Assuming the OP _did_ mean the QL area, he maybe meant how you actually
get further icons into it ...
==

Cheers, Tim Meddick, Peckham, London. :-)




"John Callaway" wrote in message
.. .
How do I put icons onto the toolbar? I did it on one laptop but cannot
seem to do it on another.

JPC



--
J. P. Gilliver. UMRA: 1960/1985 MB++G()AL-IS-Ch++(p)[email protected]+H+Sh0!:`)DNAf

No, I haven't changed my mind - I'm perfectly happy with the one I have, thank
you.
  #6  
Old December 23rd 12, 03:49 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize
John Callaway
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 85
Default XP Toolbar

OK, I'll try to explain this the best I can. I am trying to set up
laptop for my daughter the same way that I have my laptop setup. I
don't remember how I set mine up. I have managed to create a new quick
launch on the bottom but it has an extra row that I cannot get rid of.
So I guess my question is how do I get rid of the extra row and still
keep my row of quick launch icons?

JPC

On Sat, 22 Dec 2012 11:10:41 -0800, Barry Schwarz
wrote:

On Sat, 22 Dec 2012 12:10:11 -0500, John Callaway
wrote:

How do I put icons onto the toolbar? I did it on one laptop but cannot
seem to do it on another.


Into which part of the tool bar? The Quick Launch area? The Service
Tray?


  #7  
Old December 23rd 12, 05:25 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize
VanguardLH[_2_]
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 9,391
Default XP Toolbar

"John Callaway" wrote:

I have managed to create a new quick launch on the bottom but it has
an extra row that I cannot get rid of. So I guess my question is how
do I get rid of the extra row and still keep my row of quick launch
icons?


Reduce the height of the Windows taskbar. Unlock it, position the mouse
cursor on the top edge (so it become a double up/down arrow), and drag
down to reduce height (which reduces the row count). Then lock the
Windows taskbar again.

Your reply asks for something completely different than your original
request. First you wanted to put icons in a toolbar (QuickLaunch
toolbar in the Windows taskbar?). Now you're asking how to alter the
height (number of rows) in the Windows taskbar. Not the same thing.
  #8  
Old December 24th 12, 02:47 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize
John Callaway
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 85
Default XP Toolbar

On Sun, 23 Dec 2012 11:25:39 -0600, VanguardLH wrote:

Ok, I finally got it! I don't know exactly how I did it but it's the
way I want it now. Thanks for all your help.

JPC

"John Callaway" wrote:

I have managed to create a new quick launch on the bottom but it has
an extra row that I cannot get rid of. So I guess my question is how
do I get rid of the extra row and still keep my row of quick launch
icons?


Reduce the height of the Windows taskbar. Unlock it, position the mouse
cursor on the top edge (so it become a double up/down arrow), and drag
down to reduce height (which reduces the row count). Then lock the
Windows taskbar again.

Your reply asks for something completely different than your original
request. First you wanted to put icons in a toolbar (QuickLaunch
toolbar in the Windows taskbar?). Now you're asking how to alter the
height (number of rows) in the Windows taskbar. Not the same thing.


 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off






All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2018 PCbanter.
The comments are property of their posters.