If you right-click on an empty space next to a toolbar, you'll get a context
menu that lists all the available toolbars. Find the "lost" one and click
This is the answer I was given when I asked the same cui question to
"We introduced this in AutoCAD 2006 and it was done so that we can migrate
customization as we go forward. With the old menu format being ascii text
it was not possible to tell what was added by Autodesk vs what was added by
customers. So with the new XML format we will be able to tell the
difference and migrate the settings forward. We also added this based on
customer input and about a year of research."
Ahh. I see. Stupid me.
Other than using the cui, you could do this:
Type -toolbar on the command line (you need the dash)
Enter the name of the toolbar or type all.
If you have any questions about the cui, let me know. I'll do the best I
can. I'm just starting to get a grip.
In 2006 and after: View > Toolbars opens the cui. It's not as simple as it
used to be where you got a list of toolbars and just checked the ones you
The help files will tell you to either right-click any toolbar (does not
apply in the op's case), open the cui, or type -toolbar on the command line.
Hats off to all who mastered the cui with the use of only the help files.
There are entire classes dedicated to that.
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