Navbar widget limitations

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed Jun 20 15:56:08 EDT 2018

Hi Andrew,

> Am 20.06.2018 um 21:44 schrieb Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hi Andrew,
>> Am 20.06.2018 um 21:31 schrieb Andrew Bell via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
>> I've had growing frustration with adding items and changing itemNames of new items in the Navigation Bar widget. Today I finally took the time to attempt and recreate/troubleshoot the issue which led me to filing two bug reports.
>> One major limitation I discovered was that the widget only seems to support up to 9 items. When a 10th item gets added, the correlation between item and itemName seems to disappear. My suspicion is that the itemNames are being sorted alphabetically rather than numerically so once you hit double-digits the order breaks down.
> just made a test on my Mac 10.13.5, LC 9 and I had no problem with 15 items in the navigator widget!
>> Can any Navbar users confirm or comment on my findings, or offer some sort of workaround?
>> [10 items issue]
>> [item name issue]

sorry, did not use your naming scheme in my test, will try again!



Klaus Major
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