The tools menu can be extended with any external program which is command line oriented. The output of such a program will be caught and displayed in the messages window.
Adding a tool to the tools menu can be done using the ”Options—Tools” menu. This will display the tools dialog. The tools dialog is shown in figure (6.20).
In the tools dialog, the following actions are available:
The definitions of the tools are written in the desktop configuration file. So unless auto-saving of the desktop file is enabled, the desktop file should be saved explicitly after the dialog is closed.