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Sets the default identifiers.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
TouchBar 6.5 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "TouchBar.SetDefaultItemIdentifiers"; TouchBarRef; List )   More


Parameter Description Example
TouchBarRef The reference number for the touch bar. $TouchBar
List The list of items.


Returns OK or error.


Sets the default identifiers.
An array of identifiers specifying the items in this touch bar.
Item identifiers should be globally unique, excepting NSTouchBarItemIdentifierFixedSpaceSmall, NSTouchBarItemIdentifierFixedSpaceLarge, NSTouchBarItemIdentifierFlexibleSpace, and NSTouchBarItemIdentifierOtherItemsProxy.

This array also corresponds to the item ordering for the receiver in the “default set” in the customization palette.


Sets an item some space and a proxy for others:

MBS( "TouchBar.SetDefaultItemIdentifiers"; $TouchBar; "Print¶NSTouchBarItemIdentifierFixedSpaceSmall¶NSTouchBarItemIdentifierOtherItemsProxy" )

See also

Example Databases

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Created 1st November 2016, last changed 1st November 2016

TouchBar.SetCustomizationRequiredItemIdentifiers - TouchBar.SetPrincipalItemIdentifier