How to: Export a Tool Library

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How to: Export a Tool Library

You can export the current list of tools in the document to a .csv tool library to your local file system.  You must first Create a Tool in the Current Document before you can export it to a Tool Library.

1.Select the Tools tab

vcc-tools-tab-location

2.From the Tools in Document section of the Tools tab toolbar, select the Export Tools to a Library icon. Export Active Tools to a Library.

Export Active Tools to a Tool Library

3.The current Tools in Document are saved to your local file system (i.e., to your default download folder) as a file named ToolsLibrary.csv.  In the example above we see that we have three tools in the current document.  Two Mill tools and one Drill tool.  The ToolsLibrary.csv file that is created and saved looks like this when opened in excel.

ToolsLibrary.csv