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Using the Project Explorer Toolbar

Each tab of the Project Explorer contains a toolbar of icons. These icons represent the project elements that can be added as a parent or child of the selected node in the hierarchy. Different icons will become active depending on the type of object selected in the hierarchy.

By default, the toolbar displays all project elements that can be added as a child of the selected node. To display the possible parent project elements, press the Shift key.

To add a child object to the hierarchy using the toolbar:

  1. In the Project Explorer, select an object or other project element in the hierarchy.

    Icons representing the project elements that can be added as a child of the selected element become active in the toolbar.

  2. Click one of the active icons to create a new child of the selected element.

  3. Name the child object appropriately and then press Enter.

To add a parent object to the hierarchy using the toolbar:

  1. In the Project Explorer, select an object or other project element in the hierarchy.

  2. Press Shift to display the project elements that can be added as a parent of the selected element.

  3. Click one of the active icons to create a new parent of the selected element.

  4. Name the parent object appropriately and then press Enter.