I think what we probably need is simply:

set the hilitedItemSilently of widget 1 to 1
Or
set the hilitedItemWithoutMessage of widget 1 to 1

This would allow more elegant solutions to many of the raised issues.

Thanks,
Brian


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> On Aug 25, 2022, at 2:48 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> ´╗┐the two things that are glaring, imho are
> * [preHiliteChanged](https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=23207) -
> someone taps on a selection. i do a check, throw up a "nope", and nothing
> changes. this one is preventing me from moving off of the tmControls navbar.
> * autowidth to the card width.
> but there are several others, as well
> https://quality.livecode.com/buglist.cgi?quicksearch=navigation%20bar&list_id=105904
> listen, i get it. i need to re-learn lcb and actually use it.
> but i also have force powers, so i know that someone is going to do these
> things, before i do, and then i won't have to.
> 
>> On Thu, Aug 25, 2022 at 2:39 PM Ralph DiMola via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Mike,
>> I have used my own version of the navbar widget for years. I added an
>> option to enlarge/vertically justify the icon if there is no label and
>> eliminated the "new item" thingy. I think the stock widget already lets you
>> select the zero option. I added that back before the stock widget let you
>> do it. What changes/enhancements are you looking for?
>> 
>> I also have LCS routines to store the navbar options as a custom property
>> array. I have handlers to add/delete/change option text and icons via
>> script for a contextual UI. They are not documented or polished but if
>> there is any interest I will look into it.
>> 
>> Ralph DiMola
>> IT Director
>> Evergreen Information Services
>> rdim...@evergreeninfo.net
>> 
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