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ModalNavigationDrawer

Navigation drawers provide ergonomic access to destinations in an app.

Modal navigation drawers block interaction with the rest of an app’s content with a scrim. They are elevated above most of the app’s UI and don’t affect the screen’s layout grid.

Navigation drawer
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Installation

dependencies {
   implementation("androidx.compose.material3:material3:1.3.0-beta03")
}

Overloads

@Composable
fun ModalNavigationDrawer(
    drawerContent: @Composable () -> Unit,
    modifier: Modifier = Modifier,
    drawerState: DrawerState = rememberDrawerState(DrawerValue.Closed),
    gesturesEnabled: Boolean = true,
    scrimColor: Color = DrawerDefaults.scrimColor,
    content: @Composable () -> Unit
)

Parameters

namedescription
drawerContentcontent inside this drawer
modifierthe [Modifier] to be applied to this drawer
drawerStatestate of the drawer
gesturesEnabledwhether or not the drawer can be interacted by gestures
scrimColorcolor of the scrim that obscures content when the drawer is open
contentcontent of the rest of the UI

Code Example

ModalNavigationDrawerSample

@Composable
@Sampled
@Preview
fun ModalNavigationDrawerSample() {
    val drawerState = rememberDrawerState(DrawerValue.Closed)
    val scope = rememberCoroutineScope()
    // icons to mimic drawer destinations
    val items =
        listOf(
            Icons.Default.AccountCircle,
            Icons.Default.Bookmarks,
            Icons.Default.CalendarMonth,
            Icons.Default.Dashboard,
            Icons.Default.Email,
            Icons.Default.Favorite,
            Icons.Default.Group,
            Icons.Default.Headphones,
            Icons.Default.Image,
            Icons.Default.JoinFull,
            Icons.Default.Keyboard,
            Icons.Default.Laptop,
            Icons.Default.Map,
            Icons.Default.Navigation,
            Icons.Default.Outbox,
            Icons.Default.PushPin,
            Icons.Default.QrCode,
            Icons.Default.Radio,
        )
    val selectedItem = remember { mutableStateOf(items[0]) }
    ModalNavigationDrawer(
        drawerState = drawerState,
        drawerContent = {
            ModalDrawerSheet(drawerState) {
                Column(Modifier.verticalScroll(rememberScrollState())) {
                    Spacer(Modifier.height(12.dp))
                    items.forEach { item ->
                        NavigationDrawerItem(
                            icon = { Icon(item, contentDescription = null) },
                            label = { Text(item.name.substringAfterLast(".")) },
                            selected = item == selectedItem.value,
                            onClick = {
                                scope.launch { drawerState.close() }
                                selectedItem.value = item
                            },
                            modifier = Modifier.padding(NavigationDrawerItemDefaults.ItemPadding)
                        )
                    }
                }
            }
        },
        content = {
            Column(
                modifier = Modifier.fillMaxSize().padding(16.dp),
                horizontalAlignment = Alignment.CenterHorizontally
            ) {
                Text(text = if (drawerState.isClosed) ">>> Swipe >>>" else "<<< Swipe <<<")
                Spacer(Modifier.height(20.dp))
                Button(onClick = { scope.launch { drawerState.open() } }) { Text("Click to open") }
            }
        }
    )
}