MaterialDrawer

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Language
Kotlin
Version
v8.0.1 (Apr 11, 2020)
Created
Jan 31, 2015
Updated
Apr 27, 2020
Owner
Mike Penz (mikepenz)
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MaterialDrawer

... the flexbile, easy to use, all in one drawer library for your Android project.

What's included 🚀 • Setup 🛠️ • Migration Guide 🧬 • WIKI / FAQ 📖 • Used by • Sample AppWhat's included 🚀the easiest possible integrationintegrate in less than 5 minutesuses the androidX support librariescompatible down to API Level 16includes an AccountSwitcherquick and simple apifollows the NEW Google Material Design Guidelinesuse vector (.svg) icons and icon fonts via the Android-Iconics integrationGoogle Material Design Icons, Google Material Community Design Icons, FontAwesome and morecomes with various themes which help to get your own themes cleanmodify the colors on the gocomes with multiple default drawer itemsbased on a RecyclerViewRTL supportGmail like MiniDrawerexpandable itemsbadge supportdefine custom drawer itemstested and stablesticky footer or headersabsolutely NO limitsNavController support by @petretiandreaIf you upgrade from < 8.0.0 follow the MIGRATION GUIDEPreviewScreenshots 🎉SetupLatest releases 🛠Kotlin && New | v8.0.1Kotlin | v7.0.0 | (Builder approach like v6.x)Java && AndroidX | v6.1.2Java && AppCompat | v6.0.91. Provide the gradle dependencyimplementation "com.mikepenz:materialdrawer:${lastestMaterialDrawerRelease}"//required support lib modules implementation "androidx.appcompat:appcompat:${versions.appcompat}" implementation "androidx.recyclerview:recyclerview:${versions.recyclerView}" implementation "androidx.annotation:annotation:${versions.annotation}" implementation "com.google.android.material:material:${versions.material}" implementation "androidx.constraintlayout:constraintlayout:${versions.constraintLayout}"// Add for NavController support implementation "com.mikepenz:materialdrawer-nav:${lastestMaterialDrawerRelease}"// Add for Android-Iconics support implementation "com.mikepenz:materialdrawer-iconics:${lastestMaterialDrawerRelease}"


2. Add the Drawer into the XML

The MaterialDrawerSliderView has to be provided as child of the DrawerLayout and will as such act as the slider

<androidx.drawerlayout.widget.DrawerLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    android:id="@+id/root"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:fitsSystemWindows="true">

    ... your content ...

    <com.mikepenz.materialdrawer.widget.MaterialDrawerSliderView
        android:id="@+id/slider"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="match_parent"
        android:layout_gravity="start"
        android:fitsSystemWindows="true" />
</androidx.drawerlayout.widget.DrawerLayout>

3. Add the DrawerStyle to your theme

<style name="SampleApp.DayNight" parent="Theme.MaterialComponents.DayNight.NoActionBar">
    ...
    <item name="materialDrawerStyle">@style/Widget.MaterialDrawerStyle</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerHeaderStyle">@style/Widget.MaterialDrawerHeaderStyle</item>
    ...
</style>

Great. Your drawer is now ready to use.

Additional Setup

Add items and adding some functionality

//if you want to update the items at a later time it is recommended to keep it in a variable
val item1 = PrimaryDrawerItem().withIdentifier(1).withName(R.string.drawer_item_home)
val item2 = SecondaryDrawerItem().withIdentifier(2).withName(R.string.drawer_item_settings)

// get the reference to the slider and add the items
slider.itemAdapter.add(
     item1,
     DividerDrawerItem(),
     item2,
     SecondaryDrawerItem().withName(R.string.drawer_item_settings)
)

// specify a click listener
slider.onDrawerItemClickListener = { v, drawerItem, position ->
    // do something with the clicked item :D
    false
}

Selecting an item

//set the selection to the item with the identifier 1
slider.setSelection(1)
//set the selection to the item with the identifier 2
slider.setSelection(item2)
//set the selection and also fire the `onItemClick`-listener
slider.setSelection(1, true)

By default, when a drawer item is clicked, it becomes the new selected item. If this isn't the expected behavior, you can disable it for this item using withSelectable(false):

SecondaryDrawerItem().withName(R.string.drawer_item_dialog).withSelectable(false)

Modify items or the drawer

//modify an item of the drawer
item1.withName("A new name for this drawerItem").withBadge("19").withBadgeStyle(new BadgeStyle().withTextColor(Color.WHITE).withColorRes(R.color.md_red_700))
//notify the drawer about the updated element. it will take care about everything else
slider.updateItem(item1)

//to update only the name, badge, icon you can also use one of the quick methods
slider.updateName(1, "A new name")

//the result object also allows you to add new items, remove items, add footer, sticky footer, ..
slider.addItem(DividerDrawerItem())
slider.addStickyFooterItem(PrimaryDrawerItem().withName("StickyFooterItem"))

//remove items with an identifier
slider.removeItem(2)

//open / close the drawer
slider.drawerLayout?.openDrawer(slider)
slider.drawerLayout?.closeDrawer(slider)

//get the reference to the `DrawerLayout` itself
slider.drawerLayout

Add profiles and an AccountHeader

// Create the AccountHeader
headerView = AccountHeaderView(this).apply {
    attachToSliderView(slider) // attach to the slider
    addProfiles(
  ProfileDrawerItem().withName("Mike Penz").withEmail("mikepenz@gmail.com").withIcon(getResources().getDrawable(R.drawable.profile))
    )
    onAccountHeaderListener = { view, profile, current ->
        // react to profile changes
        false
    }
    withSavedInstance(savedInstanceState)
}

Android-Iconics support

The MaterialDrawer provides an extension for the Android-Iconics library. This allows you to create your DrawerItems with an icon from any font.

Choose the fonts you need. Available Fonts

// Add for Android-Iconics support
implementation "com.mikepenz:materialdrawer-iconics:${lastestMaterialDrawerRelease}"

// fonts
implementation 'com.mikepenz:google-material-typeface:x.y.z@aar' //Google Material Icons
implementation 'com.mikepenz:fontawesome-typeface:x.y.z@aar'     //FontAwesome
//now you can simply use any icon of the Google Material Icons font
PrimaryDrawerItem().withIcon(GoogleMaterial.Icon.gmd_wb_sunny)
//Or an icon from FontAwesome
SecondaryDrawerItem().withIcon(FontAwesome.Icon.faw_github)

Advanced Setup

For advanced usecases. Please have a look at the provided sample activities.

Load images via url

The MaterialDrawer supports fetching images from URLs and setting them for the Profile icons. As the MaterialDrawer does not contain an ImageLoading library the dev can choose his own implementation (Picasso, Glide, ...). This has to be done, before the first image should be loaded via URL. (Should be done in the Application, but any other spot before loading the first image is working too)

//initialize and create the image loader logic
DrawerImageLoader.init(object : AbstractDrawerImageLoader() {
    override fun set(imageView: ImageView, uri: Uri, placeholder: Drawable) {
        Picasso.get().load(uri).placeholder(placeholder).into(imageView)
    }

    override fun cancel(imageView: ImageView) {
        Picasso.get().cancelRequest(imageView)
    }
    
    /*
    override fun set(imageView: ImageView, uri: Uri, placeholder: Drawable, tag: String?) {
        super.set(imageView, uri, placeholder, tag)
    }

    override fun placeholder(ctx: Context): Drawable {
        return super.placeholder(ctx)
    }

    override fun placeholder(ctx: Context, tag: String?): Drawable {
        return super.placeholder(ctx, tag)
    }
    */
})

An implementation with GLIDE v4 (See tag v6.1.1 for glide v3 sample) can be found in the sample application

Style the drawer 🖌️

Custom style - styles.xml

Create your custom style. If you don't need a custom theme see the next section, how you can set the colors just by overwriting the original colors.

// define a custom drawer style
<style name="Widget.MaterialDrawerStyleCustom" parent="Widget.MaterialDrawerStyle">
    <item name="materialDrawerInsetForeground">#4000</item>
    <!-- MaterialDrawer specific values -->
    <item name="materialDrawerBackground">?colorSurface</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerPrimaryText">?android:textColorPrimary</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerPrimaryIcon">?android:textColorSecondary</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerSecondaryText">?android:textColorSecondary</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerSecondaryIcon">?android:textColorSecondary</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerDividerColor">?android:textColorHint</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerSelectedBackgroundColor">?colorPrimary</item>
</style>

// define a custom header style
<style name="Widget.MaterialDrawerHeaderStyleCustom" parent="">
    <item name="materialDrawerCompactStyle">true</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerHeaderSelectionText">?colorOnSurface</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerHeaderSelectionSubtext">?colorOnSurface</item>
</style>

// define the custom styles for the theme
<style name="SampleApp" parent="Theme.MaterialComponents.Light.NoActionBar">
    ...
    <item name="materialDrawerStyle">@style/Widget.MaterialDrawerStyleCustom</item>
    <item name="materialDrawerHeaderStyle">@style/Widget.MaterialDrawerHeaderStyleCustom</item>
    ...
</style>

Adjust BezelImageView style

Overwrite the Style of the BezelImageView for the whole MaterialDrawer

<style name="BezelImageView">
    <item name="biv_maskDrawable">@drawable/material_drawer_rectangle_mask</item>
    <item name="biv_drawCircularShadow">false</item>
    <item name="biv_selectorOnPress">@color/material_drawer_primary</item>
    <item name="android:scaleType">centerInside</item>
</style>

Prefer a Kotlin DSL?

Note this is currently not compatible with v8. Thanks to @zsmb13 there's now an (in)official Kotlin DSL wrapper for the MaterialDrawer https://github.com/zsmb13/MaterialDrawerKt

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License

Copyright 2020 Mike Penz

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you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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