A protocol that allows you to provide the items for a bar dynamically.


protocol NSTouchBarDelegate


Use a bar delegate, according to the needs of your app, to dynamically create items (NSTouchBarItem instances). For more information, see Using NSTouchBarItem Objects.


Providing Bar Items

func touchBar(NSTouchBar, makeItemForIdentifier: NSTouchBarItem.Identifier) -> NSTouchBarItem?

Asks the delegate object for the bar item for the specified bar and item identifier.


Inherits From

Conforming Types

See Also


Integrating a Toolbar and Touch Bar into Your App

Build a toolbar in your app’s window, with a corresponding Touch Bar, for quick access to app features.

Creating and Customizing the Touch Bar

Use and customize your app’s Touch Bar for macOS.

class NSTouchBar

An object that provides dynamic contextual controls in the Touch Bar of supported models of MacBook Pro.

protocol NSTouchBarProvider

A protocol that an object adopts to create a bar object in your app.