Can the toolbars be locked?

Once I have the toolbars arranged as I like, can I lock them? So far I can't see how but maybe I'm missing something. Some programs allow the user to right-click in the toolbar and lock it to prevent accidental changes. If there is no built-in method to lock the toolbars is there a registry hack that might do it?

Thank you

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For advanced users:

Certain settings and customizations of user interface are stored in the system registry. AmiBroker uses keys under:


Using Regedit tool allows to backup and restore registry keys too. To export AmiBroker registry key follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, type regedit.exe in the search box, and then press Enter
  2. Find HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TJP\Broker\
  3. Right-click on the selected key and choose EXPORT from the context menu and save the file.

The following Microsoft KB article explains the procedure:

Also see

If you want to restore your saved customizations after changes then double-click saved REG file while AB is closed.


As @fxshrat wrote - just make a backup.

There is no "lock" feature for toolbar and there won't be, because my past experience with "lock feature" (see "symbol lock" and "interval lock") is that people click in all places on the screen and end up with turning on "locks", then I get dozens of "bug reports" saying "I can't change the symbol",
so this one would end up with dozens of "I found bug in program - can 't change the toolbar".

And no, I am not entertaining the idea of explaining people that they locked the toolbar by themselves.


Thank you @fxshrat and @Tomasz. I understand the solution. Take care.

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