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buttonbar.getActiveSegmentName ( buttonBarObjectName ; optional_listButtonBarSegments )

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Cristos Lianides-Chin, Anchor-Buoy Software, LLC

Returns the layout object name of the Button Bar Segment that is active. Useful for determining which button a user clicked.

Sample Input:
buttonbar.getActiveSegmentName ( "headerNavigation_ButtonList" ; "" )
Sample Output:

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# buttonbar.getActiveSegmentName ( buttonBarObjectName ; optional_listButtonBarSegments )
## v1.0.0 2016-09-07
Returns the layout object name of the Button Bar Segment that is active. Useful for determining which button a user clicked.

buttonbar.getActiveSegmentName ( "headerNavigation_ButtonList" ; "" )

### buttonBarObjectName
- The name (from the Inspector) of the Button Bar layout object.
### optional_listButtonBarSegments
- Used for recursion, generally should be omitted (see "USAGE" section).

- The text label given to the button bar segment, e.g. `"CustomerOrders_bbs"`.

- Button Bar must have a name in the Inspector
- Each Segment of the Button Bar must have a name in the inspector

### [2016-09-07](
- Function created
- Based on suggestions from by [Tony White](

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