In the standalone AppBuilder, you can add any user-defined executable ABL program using protools.dat. The protools.dat file contains all the programs information to display the PRO*Tools palette in the standalone AppBuilder. Any modifications to the protools.dat file will not be available with AppBuilder in Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge.
Alternatively, you can add any user-defined executable ABL program as a menu/toolbar action in Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge, using OpenEdge Customization Editor. You can access OpenEdge Customization Editor by selecting the menu: .
For more information, see PRO*Tools utilities