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A toolbox provides tools to toggle the major mode of operation for an application. These tools are used to create or manipulate elements within the current document.
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[[Image: toolbox.png|A toolbox]]
 
== Guidelines ==
 
 
 
=== Toolbox appearance/behavior ===
 
* Provide only one toolbox for your application.
 
* Use a [[../SOU_Workspace/Toolbar/Docker|docker]] for the toolbox.
 
* Use the header "Tools".
 
* Make a toolbox two items wide by default.
 
* (sequence)
 
* (grouping)
 
 
 
=== Tool appearance/behavior ===
 
* Use only icons in the toolbox, assign a tooltip to each tool.
 
* Make the tools modal.
 
* Provide a simple selection tool and make it the default when the application is started.
 
* Don't use tools in a toolbox that open other windows. Use the [[../SOU_Workspace/Toolbar|toolbar]] for those.
 

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