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ion-split-pane

A split pane is useful when creating multi-view layouts. It allows UI elements, like menus, to be displayed as the viewport width increases.

If the device's screen width is below a certain size, the split pane will collapse and the menu will be hidden. This is ideal for creating an app that will be served in a browser and deployed through the app store to phones and tablets.

Setting Breakpoints

By default, the split pane will expand when the screen is larger than 992px. To customize this, pass a breakpoint in the when property. The when property can accept a boolean value, any valid media query, or one of Ionic's predefined sizes.

<!-- can be "xs", "sm", "md", "lg", or "xl" -->
<ion-split-pane when="md"></ion-split-pane>

<!-- can be any valid media query https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/Media_Queries/Using_media_queries -->
<ion-split-pane when="(min-width: 40px)"></ion-split-pane>
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Size Value Description
xs (min-width: 0px) Show the split-pane when the min-width is 0px (meaning, always)
sm (min-width: 576px) Show the split-pane when the min-width is 576px
md (min-width: 768px) Show the split-pane when the min-width is 768px
lg (min-width: 992px) Show the split-pane when the min-width is 992px (default break point)
xl (min-width: 1200px) Show the split-pane when the min-width is 1200px

Usage

<ion-split-pane contentId="main">
  <!--  the side menu  -->
  <ion-menu contentId="main">
    <ion-header>
      <ion-toolbar>
        <ion-title>Menu</ion-title>
      </ion-toolbar>
    </ion-header>
  </ion-menu>

  <!-- the main content -->
  <ion-router-outlet id="main"></ion-router-outlet>
</ion-split-pane>
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<ion-split-pane content-id="main">
  <!--  the side menu  -->
  <ion-menu content-id="main">
    <ion-header>
      <ion-toolbar>
        <ion-title>Menu</ion-title>
      </ion-toolbar>
    </ion-header>
  </ion-menu>

  <!-- the main content -->
  <ion-content id="main">
    <h1>Hello</h1>
  </ion-content>
</ion-split-pane>
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import React from 'react';
import {
  IonSplitPane,
  IonMenu,
  IonHeader,
  IonToolbar,
  IonTitle,
  IonRouterOutlet,
  IonContent,
  IonPage
} from '@ionic/react';

export const SplitPlaneExample: React.SFC<{}> = () => (
  <IonContent>
    <IonSplitPane contentId="main">
      {/*--  the side menu  --*/}
      <IonMenu contentId="main">
        <IonHeader>
          <IonToolbar>
            <IonTitle>Menu</IonTitle>
          </IonToolbar>
        </IonHeader>
      </IonMenu>

      {/*-- the main content --*/}
      <IonPage id="main"/>
    </IonSplitPane>
  </IonContent>
);
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import { Component, h } from '@stencil/core';

@Component({
  tag: 'split-pane-example',
  styleUrl: 'split-pane-example.css'
})
export class SplitPaneExample {
  render() {
    return [
      <ion-split-pane content-id="main">
        {/*  the side menu */}
        <ion-menu content-id="main">
          <ion-header>
            <ion-toolbar>
              <ion-title>Menu</ion-title>
            </ion-toolbar>
          </ion-header>
        </ion-menu>

        {/* the main content */}
        <ion-router-outlet id="main"></ion-router-outlet>
      </ion-split-pane>
    ];
  }
}
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<template>
  <ion-split-pane content-id="main">
    <!--  the side menu  -->
    <ion-menu content-id="main">
      <ion-header>
        <ion-toolbar>
          <ion-title>Menu</ion-title>
        </ion-toolbar>
      </ion-header>
    </ion-menu>

    <!-- the main content -->
    <ion-router-outlet id="main"></ion-router-outlet>
  </ion-split-pane>
</template>

<script>
import { 
  IonHeader, 
  IonMenu, 
  IonRouterOutlet, 
  IonSplitPane, 
  IonTitle, 
  IonToolbar
} from '@ionic/vue';
import { defineComponent } from 'vue';

export default defineComponent({
  components: {
    IonHeader, 
    IonMenu, 
    IonRouterOutlet, 
    IonSplitPane, 
    IonTitle, 
    IonToolbar
  }
});
</script>
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Properties

contentId

Description

The content id of the split-pane's main content.

Attributecontent-id
Typestring | undefined

disabled

Description

If true, the split pane will be hidden.

Attributedisabled
Typeboolean
Defaultfalse

when

Description

When the split-pane should be shown. Can be a CSS media query expression, or a shortcut expression. Can also be a boolean expression.

Attributewhen
Typeboolean | string
DefaultQUERY['lg']

Events

NameDescription
ionSplitPaneVisibleExpression to be called when the split-pane visibility has changed

CSS Custom Properties

NameDescription
--borderBorder between panes
--side-max-widthMaximum width of the side pane. Does not apply when split pane is collapsed.
--side-min-widthMinimum width of the side pane. Does not apply when split pane is collapsed.
--side-widthWidth of the side pane. Does not apply when split pane is collapsed.