Tools for Guild Wars
The Settings window contains configuration options for all Toolbox features, and provides access to several features that don’t have their own window.
The buttons at the top of the window link to the settings folder and this website.
The buttons at the bottom save and load your Toolbox settings to and from the settings folder.
This section contains some information about how to use Toolbox, along with a list of some of the more important chat commands. All of this information can be found, often in more detail, on this website.
These are several quality-of-life features that can simply be toggled on or off:
These options change some of the ways Toolbox function:
Unlock Move All releases all windows and widgets to be manually re-positioned.
This feature can also be toggled from the top of the Settings window.
Save Location Data saves your co-ordinates every second to a file in the settings folder.
Keep windows on screen prevents windows and widgets from being moved completely off the screen.
Rezoning or minimizing Guild Wars may cause windows on the bottom or right side of the screen to be moved slightly towards the center.
Here you can choose messages to filter out of the chat.
Here you can adjust the appearance of Toolbox.
The settings are stored in the folder
C:\Users\[Username]\AppData\Local\GWToolboxpp. You can open this folder by clicking on the button at the top of the Settings window, manually navigate to it, or type %LOCALAPPDATA% in Start Menu, Run, or in the address in Explorer.
There are a number of files in this folder:
img/folder contains icons used in Toolbox.
FilterByContent.txtcontains the words used in the content-based chat filter.
Font.ttfis the font used by Toolbox.
GWToolbox.dllis Toolbox itself.
GWToolbox.inicontains most of the Toolbox settings.
healthlog.inicontains the health of mobs by id, which is collected and used by the damage monitor for more accuracy in measuring the damage of your allies.
interface.inicontains information about the interface, such as position and size of your windows.
Markers.inicontains your custom minimap markers.
Theme.inicontains any changes you make to the default theme.
You can (and should!) backup your Toolbox settings by saving some of the files above, and copy them over to the new installation. You definitely want to backup
Theme.ini. Optionally you can also backup all the
In general, it is recommended to backup your Toolbox settings, so you have a copy in case something goes wrong.
You can change the font used by Toolbox simply by replacing the default
You can change any icons used by toolbox by replacing the respective file.