NAVRAD was: lcb missing manual

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at
Tue Sep 6 14:59:35 EDT 2022

got the source, somewhere? i'd like to learn from it.
testing to

On Thu, Sep 1, 2022 at 1:32 PM Ralph DiMola via use-livecode <
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> I took a major stab at LCB and created a new widget based on the navbar
> widget. I have made 2 changes to the navbar and call it navrad. It does not
> modify the stock navbar. With almost no docs it was a challenge. There were
> so many unknowns I got a few giant headaches. It adds 4 new
> properties(iconFill,autoRADHilite,preHilitedItem, preHilitedItemName) and 1
> new message(preHiliteChanged). I updated the documentation so the new
> properties and message show in the dictionary with example(search for
> "navrad" or just "rad").
> One thing I ran into was that I had to call the "autohilite" property
> autoRADHilite because using any existing property causes a confilict that I
> could not get around without sufficient docs. It does show in the property
> inspector as "auto hilite". These changes allow 1)enlarge/center the icon
> if there is no label 2)intercept a selection before it is hilited and make
> a choice to hilite and send the stock hiliteChanged message (or not). Why
> no label? For one social media icons don’t need labels. Why a pre message?
> Someone suggested it and I thought it was a great idea. Backwards
> compatible with existing navbar LCS code. The was an auto sizing to card
> width request. I will look to see if I can do it without more docs(or help).
> If anyone would like to try it and find any bugs it's at ==>
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at
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