Add Buttons to the panel

You can add buttons to the panel from:

  • RMB click on empty space and select Add... (button will be created in mouse cursor position)
  • + button in the Bottom menu (button will be created in the top-left corner of the panel)
  • Ctrl/Cmd+Click on empty space (CC2014+) (button will be created in mouse cursor position)
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Add Button window

Add Button window consists of 3 sections:

  • Which preset the button will trigger
  • How the button will appear on the panel
  • Options for button and appearance
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Thumbnail types

  • Text Buttons are simple and small text labels, for them you can set background color and name
  • Auto: stroke and Auto: tip are auto-generated thumbnails which you can edit later, options are: size, background color and name
  • with Custom image you can use any currently opened document as a thumbnail for button, options are: name and image selector
  • with Use preset size option selected the button will ignore global Preserve Brush Size setting
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Add... From Existing Presets

Use this command to add one or several buttons for existing Tool presets, Brush presets, Actions or Scripts.
Hold Shift while selecting the command to set the last used settings in the Add Window

Select Preset(s) window:

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Use Mask to filter items by name (This works slow on Macs with CC2015+, blame Adobe).
Select a row of items with Shift+Click or add items to selection with Ctrl/Cmd+Click


Add... From Last Used Preset or Active Tool

Use this command to add the last used Brush/Tool preset on the panel (without chosing it from the list) OR to create a new preset based on active tool.
Hold Shift while selecting the command to automatically create a new preset and add a button with last used settings.

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Add... From Active Document

Use this command to create a new Brush or Tool preset based on any opened document (analogue of Edit > Define Brush Preset)
Hold Shift while selecting the command to automatically create a new preset from the upmost document and add a button with last used settings.
Update the preset after making necessary changes from Edit Button window

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