Find missing tools in Illustrator's custom toolbar.

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Jan 04, 2019 Jan 04, 2019

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I'm running Illustrator version 23.0.1 on Windows 10 Pro.

 

All of the sudden, the rounded rectangle tool is missing and I cannot find or recover it. When I options-click the rectangle tool, the rounded rectangle tool simply does not appear as an option, only the rectangle tool, ellipse tool, polygon tool, star tool, and line segment tool. There is also a small arrow that I can click but all that does is detach these options from the toolbar.

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Jan 04, 2019 Jan 04, 2019
Illustrator CC 2019 has a new feature called Customizable Tools. This means that it is easy to actually misplace a tool. To reset click on the three dots at the bottom of the tool panel and then click on the pull-down menu icon at the top right of the window that appears and choose either Advanced or Basic to reset the tools. Advanced will make sure that all tools are present (see screen shot):For more information about customizable tools see You Tube video Illustrator CC 2019 (23) : Customizable toolbars tutorial - YouTube...

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 04, 2019 Jan 04, 2019

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Hi,

I would try 2 options.

First, you can reset your preferences How to set preferences in Illustrator

Second, you can customise your toolbox How to work with tools in Illustrator

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Illustrator CC 2019 has a new feature called Customizable Tools. This means that it is easy to actually misplace a tool. To reset click on the three dots at the bottom of the tool panel and then click on the pull-down menu icon at the top right of the window that appears and choose either Advanced or Basic to reset the tools. Advanced will make sure that all tools are present (see screen shot):

Screen Shot 2019-01-04 at 11.29.01 AM.png

For more information about customizable tools see You Tube video Illustrator CC 2019 (23) : Customizable toolbars tutorial - YouTube .

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New Here ,
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Thank you. That did the trick.

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Happy to help.

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New Here ,
Mar 27, 2019 Mar 27, 2019

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Thank you very much. You save my life!!

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New Here ,
Aug 27, 2020 Aug 27, 2020

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Thank you so much!
I was looking in German first and no help forum adressed the problem.
So relieved I found your answer now! ❤️

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New Here ,
Jan 12, 2020 Jan 12, 2020

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Thank you sir. It works.

 

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Jan 28, 2020 Jan 28, 2020

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Thank you!!

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New Here ,
Apr 02, 2020 Apr 02, 2020

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another mindboggling silly idea of adobe. it is utterly amazing how badly the premiere company for tools ON USER EXPERIENCE manages its own software. time and time again. amazing.

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Community Beginner ,
May 12, 2020 May 12, 2020

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The rounded rectangle tool isn't needed any longer, IMHO. You can create the exact rounded corners you need by using the round anchor point without having to futz with a numerical value.

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Jun 08, 2020 Jun 08, 2020

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Thank u so much... this should be everywere. I tought my program has a problem. 

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New Here ,
Jul 09, 2020 Jul 09, 2020

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omg, that was a lifesaver!! I spent a day looking for that damn rounded rectangle tool, never to be found!!! THANK YOU

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Nov 28, 2020 Nov 28, 2020

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Thanks, Bill. Saved my life... and nerves 🙂

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