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Fixture window does not have buttons

Symptoms/Issue

In the Fixture Window, there are no buttons for "Add Fixture", "Patch @", etc. It will look something like the image below.

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The expected fixture window looks like the image below.

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Description/Explanation of Issue

The Fixture option was turned off.

Fix/Solution

  1. Right Click where the buttons should be.
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  2. Choose Fixture from the menu
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  3. The Fixture Bar should now be back
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Menu options explained

  • Fixture: Shows/hides the Add Fixtures, Patch @, ..., and Export Patch buttons
  • Tools: Shows/hides the Print, Options, AutoPatch, and Export User Types buttons
  • JumpBar: Shows/hides the fixture jump toolbar when there are fixtures scheduled in the show
  • Channel: Shows/hides options to unpatch or clone patch
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