Notch Bar development status

Idk man ,it happened right after I right clicked and toggled menu bar so I'm afraid it did cause it as i didn't have any other SW running really..

I can definitely say that this was just a coincidence :slight_smile:

(When closing/hiding the Notch Bar, it's really just like closing any standard window)

i know it doesnt make sense lol

however what im sure of is that i cant enable notchbar anymore ,having it toggled in btt ,still wont show up ...weird af.

The checkbox to enable/disable will be fixed with the next version :slight_smile:

However you should be able to show / hide using the predefined action "Toggle BTT Notch Bars Visible/Hidden"

i know ,been trying to use it with kb shorctut ,as well as mouse can do

ill stop bothering you and wait for stable before reporting again

The latest build 3.665 seems to have fixed many issues, maybe that will help in your case as well!

dont try,im a desperate case im afraid hahah

im looking at it rn

checkbox still isnt fixed ,notchbar remains on even tho its toggled off

minor bugs present,for example as long as i have any trigger in notchbar settings ,ill still get the switch desktop bug which makes the menu bar black during the transition,but this is minor rly

You might need to check & uncheck the checkbox again only then it's triggering the new logic. The desktop switching will soon be fixed :slight_smile:

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is there a way to switch to stable? i tried to install stable .370 but it seems it has installed .374 beta sadly

also it said you enabled blur background (and not just solid black)but i dont see it working


Blurring backgrounds is not yet implemented (transparency for colors has been fixed with the last alpha).
But it will be added sometime next week!

Transparency for buttons example:

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only way to switch to stable is by disabling automatic updates until a new stable is releasing,then i download it and re-enabled auto-update i reckon?

you can always switch to stable by downloading from - Great Tools for your Mac! (but stable does not have any notch bar functionality at the moment)

but then i'd be downgrading so i must lose all data no? and reinstall from scratch i mean

You can export your current preset first, you can then import that in older builds as well.

New stable is coming by the end of next week though, and I think he current alpha (3.674) is more stable than the released stable version :slight_smile:

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Hi @Andreas_Hegenberg so I'm having the following issue with the Notch Bar — Whenever I enter a window in full screen the Notch Bar is being shown, even though I have explicitly hidden it.
This unfortunately also happens if I disable Notch Bar altogether in the Notch Bar settings.
Here's the recording:
Also the same thing happens when connected to an external display.


BTT Version: 3.674
MacBook Pro 16", 2019 (Not M1, no notch)
MacOS Monterey 12.1 (21C52)

If there's a better place to submit the bug reports for this feature, please let me know.

Thanks for reporting! Will be fixed with the next alpha.

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i really think this is related to btt and notchba as it never happens when i quit btt completely

as you can see both cleanmymacX and orion are foreground processes,yet even tho i have orion open and activated,the menu bar still shows cleanmymacX...except when i click it it is orion menubar (the currently focused app) meaning the menubar elements are those of foreground but are shown as previously used app...hope u get me lol

ah yes, if you have the Notch Bar active this can happen! There are a lot of fixes in the upcoming version (tomorrow or friday), I think this should be resolved there!

hmmm btw im making a bug report thats kinda hard to notice...i think btt is affecting the overall performance/smoothness ...i know it may be hard to notice but when i quit btt, i notice that scrolling in chrome is rly smoother (having btt on makes some sort of stutter ) and even in launchpad when switching between pages i think it affects the smoothness of it ,like it rly feels smoother

i tested it a bit again using istats menu and the overall fps were higher in chrome with btt off sadly

i know btt is full of services but it shouldnt affect the smoothness that much..unless i have a setting/trackpad gesture that makes the swipe less snappy (theory thats very likely actually,ill explain to you tomorrow if you will) but i checked everything and i dont see what could be doing this

TLDR; with btt on,the smotness of the device is worse,be it on chrome or in launchpad (not noticeable in other places that much imo)
it would seem to be related to the touch-swipe event rather than BTT actually taxing the system

mbp14 8/14