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PermanentNavigationDrawer

Navigation drawers provide ergonomic access to destinations in an app. They’re often next to app content and 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 PermanentNavigationDrawer(
    drawerContent: @Composable () -> Unit,
    modifier: Modifier = Modifier,
    content: @Composable () -> Unit
)

Parameters

namedescription
drawerContentcontent inside this drawer
modifierthe [Modifier] to be applied to this drawer
contentcontent of the rest of the UI

Code Example

PermanentNavigationDrawerSample

@Composable
@Sampled
@Preview
fun PermanentNavigationDrawerSample() {
    // 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]) }
    PermanentNavigationDrawer(
        drawerContent = {
            PermanentDrawerSheet(Modifier.width(240.dp)) {
                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 = { selectedItem.value = item },
                            modifier = Modifier.padding(horizontal = 12.dp)
                        )
                    }
                }
            }
        },
        content = {
            Column(
                modifier = Modifier.fillMaxSize().padding(16.dp),
                horizontalAlignment = Alignment.CenterHorizontally
            ) {
                Text(text = "Application content")
            }
        }
    )
}