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Getting Started > Looking at the workspace > Managing library palettes > Object Library palette

Object Library palette
You can add categories to this palette, rename existing categories, move objects between categories, and remove categories from this palette. You can also create and add your own objects to the categories. Each category corresponds to a folder in the file system.
To add a category to the Object Library palette
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To view the location of the new folder, click the category in the Object Library palette and, in the Object Library palette menu, select Group Properties. Notice the folder location in the Location box.
To delete a category from the Object Library palette
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To move an object to a different category in the Object Library palette
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Only categories that allow objects to be added to it or removed from it are listed.
To customize the view in the Object Library palette
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To set permissions for an Object Library palette category
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To add an object to the Object Library palette
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If another object of the same name exists in that category, LiveCycle Designer ES prompts you to confirm whether you want to replace the existing object.
From the Group Properties dialog box, some categories may have been set up to prevent objects from being added, removed, or modified. If a category prevents new objects from being added, the objects are added to the first category that accepts them.
To delete an object from the Object Library palette
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Using the Group Properties dialog box, some categories may have been set up to prevent objects from being added, removed, or modified. You cannot delete an object if the category prevents it.
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To rename an object in the Object Library palette
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Using the Group Properties dialog box, some categories may have been set up to prevent objects from being added, removed, or modified. You cannot delete an object if the category prevents it.
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If another object of the same name exists in that category, LiveCycle Designer ES prompts you to confirm whether you want to replace the existing object.
To restore default objects in the Object Library palette
You can restore the default objects in the My Favorites, Standard, Barcodes, and Custom categories in LiveCycle Designer ES.
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When you restore objects, all the objects provided with LiveCycle Designer ES are restored. LiveCycle Designer ES replaces any missing objects and overwrites all objects that have the same names as the originals.
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To restore default objects in a single category, select one of the categories: My Favorites, Standard, Custom. or Barcodes. Then in the category menu, select Restore Default [category name] Objects.
To share an Object Library palette category with other form authors or form developers
You can place the Object Library palette objects in a shared folder or web folder where other form authors or form developers can access them.
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In LiveCycle Designer ES, select the category that you want to share in the Object Library palette.
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To share an Object Library with other form authors or form developers
You can place your Object Library of categories and objects into a shared folder or web folder where other form authors or developers can access them.
To create a shared library by using an existing library
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Locate the Objects folder in the directory where LiveCycle Designer ES is installed, and copy the Objects folder and all of its subfolders to a shared folder or web folder that form authors or developers can access.
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Add the shared library to LiveCycle Designer ES by following the procedure To add a shared library.
To create a shared library without using an existing library
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To view the current location of objects or categories in the Library, click the category in the Object Library palette and select Group Properties from the category menu. Notice the folder location in the Location box.
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Using the form, create a new object library file, where Category_name is the name to appear as a category title in the Object Library palette, and folder is the location or relative path to the folder that contains the objects for the category.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<objectLibraryTabSet>
<tab name="Category_name" directory="folder" permission="adm"/>
<tab name="Category_name" directory="folder" permission="adm"/>
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</objectLibraryTabSet>
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Add the shared library to LiveCycle Designer ES by following the procedure To add a shared library.
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