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Manage QuickPads Dialog Box

How do I get to this dialog box?
  1. Open the Settings window.

    The steps depend on your user interface mode.

    User Interface Mode Steps
    Ribbon or Reflection Browser With a session open in Reflection, from the Quick Access Toolbar, click .
    TouchUx Tap the Gear icon and then select Document Settings.
    Classic MDI With a session open, do one of the following:
    If you are using a VT session, select View Settings on the Setup menu.
    If you are using another type of session, go to Options from the Settings menu.
  2. In the Settings dialog box, under User Interface, select Manage QuickPads.

A QuickPad is a small window that you can load during a session. QuickPads contain buttons and other controls that can be used to access macros, host functions, commands, or other actions that are available within a terminal session. You can display one or more QuickPads in a session.

To add a QuickPad or toolbar to your session

  • Click Select QuickPads, select a QuickPad file, and then click OK.

    The QuickPad is displayed in the existing session and the session document is set to display the QuickPad in new sessions.


  • If the QuickPad is closed during the session, it is not displayed in new sessions. To display the QuickPad, you'll need to add it to your session.

  • Legacy toolbars are imported as QuickPads that open in a QuickPad window docked on the top of the session window.


Setting Description
Show ToolTips Enable tooltips on QuickPad controls.
QuickPad Selection Opens the QuickPads Selection dialog box which displays the list of QuickPads that are available for the session. This list includes all of the QuickPad .rqpxfiles created in Reflection. It also includes all of the QuickPad ( .eqp) files and toolbar ( .etb) files in the Extra!\Schemes directory and in the Default Extra! directory specified in the Configure Workspace Attributes Dialog Box (the default path is: Documents\Micro Focus\Reflection\ ).
Modify QuickPads Opens the QuickPad Selection dialog box that you can use to select a QuickPad file to edit.
Create a new QuickPad Opens the QuickPad Designer that you can use to create new QuickPads. Using the Designer, you can add buttons and other controls to your QuickPad, arrange them as needed, and map each control to an action.

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How To Use QuickPads in Reflection Desktop (4:07)