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   * The GoToTask command that allows the user to jump to another task identified by its ID. Quite commonly the program that gets executed is the ToDoList.exe program itself. In this case the UDT requests ToDoList to open a small text entry window. At the command-line,​ ToDoList.exe is executed with a "​switch"​ to specify a task ID that will receive focus - and the ID entered in the box is provided to the command-line. The result is that the user simply sees the focus jump to the desired task.   * The GoToTask command that allows the user to jump to another task identified by its ID. Quite commonly the program that gets executed is the ToDoList.exe program itself. In this case the UDT requests ToDoList to open a small text entry window. At the command-line,​ ToDoList.exe is executed with a "​switch"​ to specify a task ID that will receive focus - and the ID entered in the box is provided to the command-line. The result is that the user simply sees the focus jump to the desired task.
  
-Note: None of the above UDTs are in your instance of ToDoList. These are all "​user-defined"​ and added by individuals to enhance their own environment. However, people who use ToDoList are eager to share their UDTs and a home will soon be provided for user contributions. ​// Work in Progress. //+Note: None of the above UDTs are in your instance of ToDoList. These are all "​user-defined"​ and added by individuals to enhance their own environment. However, people who use ToDoList are eager to share their UDTs and a home will soon be provided for user contributions.
  
 The screen above (Preferences > User Defined Tools) lets you configure 3rd party tools to extend ToDoList'​s functionality. Tools set up there are accessible via the Tools Menu and hotkeys [[keyboard-shortcut-prefs|shortcuts]]. Here are the menu items created from the above UDT configuration:​ The screen above (Preferences > User Defined Tools) lets you configure 3rd party tools to extend ToDoList'​s functionality. Tools set up there are accessible via the Tools Menu and hotkeys [[keyboard-shortcut-prefs|shortcuts]]. Here are the menu items created from the above UDT configuration:​
 {{images:​screenshots:​tools_udts.png}} {{images:​screenshots:​tools_udts.png}}
  
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-**Note:** To provide the greatest flexibility,​ this functionality has been written very generally, which may make it appear more complex than it really is. To assist you therefore, some examples are included at the end of this section. 
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 ====Creating a UDT==== ====Creating a UDT====
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  While this is a "​test",​ the UDT will actually be executed, so be sure that's OK before continuing.  While this is a "​test",​ the UDT will actually be executed, so be sure that's OK before continuing.
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 **Tooltips for UDT toolbar buttons** **Tooltips for UDT toolbar buttons**
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 The following image shows the shortcut configuration,​ where under the Tools menu there is a User Defined Tool 4 which has been assigned Ctrl+T. The following image shows the shortcut configuration,​ where under the Tools menu there is a User Defined Tool 4 which has been assigned Ctrl+T.
 {{images:​screenshots:​udt_shortcuts.png}} {{images:​screenshots:​udt_shortcuts.png}}
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 ====Tool Examples==== ====Tool Examples====
user-defined-tools.txt · Last modified: 2017/07/26 02:04 by admin