×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Tools panel vanished

Tools panel vanished

Tools panel vanished

(OP)
I was working with freehand when all of a sudden the tools panel disappeared and nothing was left but an outline of it.  The panel after a few seconds disappeared all together and I can't find out how to get it to show back up.  Any help would be appreciated if anyone's had this problem.  When I go up to WINDOWS and click TOOLS all that shows is a blank gray bar on the left where the TOOLS panel should be.

Nate

RE: Tools panel vanished

You don't say what version of FH or platform you are using. But you can delete your FH preferences file. It will be rebuilt when the program restarts. If you're on a PC, look for FHprefs.txt and delete it (or rename it if you're paranaoid). The same applies to the MAC, but I can't remember what the filename is.
A likely reason this happened in the first place is that you were working on a complex illustration and your system was low on memory or other system resources.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close