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Version: v6

ion-split-pane

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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>
SizeValueDescription
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>

Properties

contentId

DescriptionThe id of the main content. When using a router this is typically ion-router-outlet. When not using a router, this is typically your main view's ion-content. This is not the id of the ion-content inside of your ion-menu.
Attributecontent-id
Typestring | undefined
Defaultundefined

disabled

DescriptionIf true, the split pane will be hidden.
Attributedisabled
Typeboolean
Defaultfalse

when

DescriptionWhen 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.