# App bars

The v-app-bar component is pivotal to any graphical user interface (GUI), as it generally is the primary source of site navigation. The app-bar component works great in conjunction with a v-navigation-drawer for providing site navigation in your application.

# Usage

The v-app-bar component is used for application-wide actions and information.

# Anatomy

The recommended placement of elements inside of v-app-bar is:

  • Place v-app-bar-nav-icon or other navigation items on the far left
  • Place v-app-bar-title to the right of navigation
  • Place contextual actions to the right of navigation
  • Place overflow actions to the far right

Element / AreaDescription
1. ContainerThe App Bar container holds all v-app-bar components
2. App Bar Icon (optional)A styled icon button component created that is often used to control the state of a v-navigation drawer
3. Title (optional)A heading with increased font-size
4. Action items (optional)Used to highlight certain actions not in the overflow menu
5. Overflow menu (optional)Place less often used action items into a hidden menu

# API

ComponentDescription
v-app-barPrimary Component
v-app-bar-nav-iconA customized v-btn component that uses a default icon value of $menu
v-app-bar-titleAn extension of v-toolbar-title that is used for scrolling techniques

# Examples

# Props

# Density

You can make app-bar dense. A dense app bar has lower height than regular one.

# Images

v-app-bar can contain background images. You can set source via the src prop. If you need to customize the v-img properties, the app-bar provides you with an img slot.

# Prominent

An v-app-bar with the prominent prop can opt to have its height shrunk as the user scrolls down. This provides a smooth transition to taking up less visual space when the user is scrolling through content. Shrink height has 2 possible options, dense (48px) and short (56px) sizes.

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