NavBar widget in LC9.0.0

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Thu May 24 01:47:59 EDT 2018


I ran the test on Linux and Win10 with the same result. The icon highlight
moved along as expected. My test stack just had one button and a navbar
widget.
On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 12:39 AM prothero--- via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> I’ll make a test stack. But the problem is,
> I click on item 1. Item 1 is hilited.
>
> Then I run a script with:
> Set the hiliteditem of widget “navbar” to 3
>
> Item 3 does not hilite, but if I do, in script:
> Put the hiliteditem of widget “navbar” into theItem
> .. theItem is set to 3, but the widget’s hilite (the color of the item)
> stays on item 1.
>
> So what I’m unable to get to work is the hilite color move to item 3.
>
> I’m using LC9.0.0 on OS X 10.13
>
> I’ll try it again in the morning, perhaps make a test stack. Or maybe it
> will just go away.
>
> Best,
> Bill
>
>
> William Prothero
> http://earthlearningsolutions.org
>
> > On May 23, 2018, at 8:18 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > Wow, I really need to lay off of responding from my phone...
> >
> > Anyway, I just made a test stack on LC9, Mac (Sierra) and it works as
> > expected.  Here's the button code:
> >
> > local sItemCount
> >
> > on mouseUp
> >   put the number of items of the itemNames of widget "Navigation Bar"
> into
> > sItemCount
> >   roundRobin
> > end mouseUp
> >
> > on roundRobin
> >   local tItem
> >   put the hilitedItem of widget "Navigation Bar" into tItem
> >   if tItem = sItemCount then
> >      put 1 into tItem
> >   else
> >      add 1 to tItem
> >   end if
> >   set the hilitedItem of widget "Navigation Bar" to tItem
> >   if the shiftkey is not down then
> >      send roundRobin to me in 500 milliseconds
> >   end if
> > end roundRobin
> >
> >
> >> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 9:11 PM, Brian Milby <brian at milby7.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> What version are you testing in? I’ve worked in that code a bit and
> though
> >> it was working properly.
> >>
> >>> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 9:10 PM Brian Milby <brian at milby7.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Can’t test right now, but this is from the dictionary:
> >>>
> >>> set the hilitedItem of widget to itemNumber
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 8:05 PM William Prothero via use-livecode <
> >>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Folks:
> >>>> I suppose this has already been submitted, but I just want to add my
> 2c
> >>>> re the navBar widget.
> >>>>
> >>>> There seems to be no way to set the hilitedItem of the navBar. The
> only
> >>>> way seems to click it with the mouse. The dictionary states that one
> can
> >>>> set the hilitedItem, and when I do I can get the hilitedItem that I
> set in
> >>>> code, but the item does not change its hilite. I can’t find another
> command
> >>>> to set the hilited, except by clicking on the navBar.
> >>>>
> >>>> If there is any workaround, I’d appreciate it. I’d like to just change
> >>>> the hilite in code.
> >>>>
> >>>> Best,
> >>>> Bill
> >>>>
> >>>> William A. Prothero
> >>>> http://earthlearningsolutions.org
> >>>>
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