Touch Bar Group Nesting

Is there a limit to how many Touch Bar Groups that can be nested?

I created an item that I want to move to a group. I tried to drag and drop but that didn't work. Is there another way?

Copy paste should be fine :slight_smile:

If I right click over the item I can select copy, but if I then right click over the group there is no paste option. If I use Command-V to paste it makes a copy of the item below the group, rather than in the group. That's what made me wonder if there was a limit to how many groups can be nested.

You cannot make a group inside a group

Instead, add two seperate groups, and within them make triggers that "Open TouchBar Group with Name".
Open TB G W Name will still work if groups are hidden, so you can hide the additional group to stop its button from showing up

Thanks, but I'm having trouble getting this to work. I'd appreciate a screenshot or a more detailed explanation.

Just to be clear, here's what I'm looking to do. On my main Touch Bar within an application I'm using I'd have a button that would say Referrals. Clicking on that would open a new Touch Bar with various specialities (to simplify say A, B, C, D, E, F, G). Then clicking on any of those buttons would open a new Touch Bar with buttons for each speciality (for example if I clicked C, I'd then see Dr. 1, Dr. 2, Dr. 3, Dr. 4, Dr. 5). Clicking on those buttons would generate multiple actions.

The easiest would be: create several groups
A
B
C
D
And put your desired action in them.
And hide them (⌘D).
After all, create a new group. And put in several actions "open Touch Bar group....A", "open touch bar group.....B" etc. Don't hide this group! It's the one you'll see on your TouchBar :slightly_smiling_face: I'll check if I have some usable screenshots, wait a sec

This should help, illustrating my explanation :slightly_smiling_face:


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Thanks!! I'm still testing it but I have a couple of issues so far. I have a button on my Touch Bar called Referrals. It has 3 Open Touch Bar Groups (so far), but when I touch it it just opens the first group, Cardiology.

Also, when I click on Cardiology it opens the two buttons (Guerra, Vora) as expected, but I can't figure out how to go back. Clicking Esc or the x just removes all my custom buttons. I suppose I can add a custom button but I imagine there must be an easier way to move back.

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