List (lv_list)

Overview

The List is basically a rectangle with vertical layout to which Buttons and Texts can be added

Parts and Styles

Background

Buttons and Texts See the Button's and Label's documentation.

Usage

Buttons

lv_list_add_button(list, icon, text) adds a full-width button with an icon

  • that can be an image or symbol

  • and a text.

The text starts to scroll horizontally if it's too long.

Texts

lv_list_add_text(list, text) adds a text.

Events

No special events are sent by the List, but sent by the Button as usual.

Learn more about Events.

Keys

No Keys are processed by the object type.

Learn more about Keys.

Example

Simple List

#include "../../lv_examples.h"
#if LV_USE_LIST && LV_BUILD_EXAMPLES
static lv_obj_t * list1;

static void event_handler(lv_event_t * e)
{
    lv_event_code_t code = lv_event_get_code(e);
    lv_obj_t * obj = lv_event_get_target(e);
    if(code == LV_EVENT_CLICKED) {
        LV_UNUSED(obj);
        LV_LOG_USER("Clicked: %s", lv_list_get_button_text(list1, obj));
    }
}
void lv_example_list_1(void)
{
    /*Create a list*/
    list1 = lv_list_create(lv_screen_active());
    lv_obj_set_size(list1, 180, 220);
    lv_obj_center(list1);

    /*Add buttons to the list*/
    lv_obj_t * btn;
    lv_list_add_text(list1, "File");
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_FILE, "New");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_DIRECTORY, "Open");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_SAVE, "Save");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_CLOSE, "Delete");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_EDIT, "Edit");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);

    lv_list_add_text(list1, "Connectivity");
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_BLUETOOTH, "Bluetooth");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_GPS, "Navigation");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_USB, "USB");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_BATTERY_FULL, "Battery");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);

    lv_list_add_text(list1, "Exit");
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_OK, "Apply");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
    btn = lv_list_add_button(list1, LV_SYMBOL_CLOSE, "Close");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);
}

#endif

Sorting a List using up and down buttons

#include <stdlib.h>

#include "../../lv_examples.h"
#if LV_USE_LIST && LV_BUILD_EXAMPLES

static lv_obj_t * list1;
static lv_obj_t * list2;

static lv_obj_t * currentButton = NULL;

static void event_handler(lv_event_t * e)
{
    lv_event_code_t code = lv_event_get_code(e);
    lv_obj_t * obj = lv_event_get_target(e);
    if(code == LV_EVENT_CLICKED) {
        LV_LOG_USER("Clicked: %s", lv_list_get_button_text(list1, obj));

        if(currentButton == obj) {
            currentButton = NULL;
        }
        else {
            currentButton = obj;
        }
        lv_obj_t * parent = lv_obj_get_parent(obj);
        uint32_t i;
        for(i = 0; i < lv_obj_get_child_count(parent); i++) {
            lv_obj_t * child = lv_obj_get_child(parent, i);
            if(child == currentButton) {
                lv_obj_add_state(child, LV_STATE_CHECKED);
            }
            else {
                lv_obj_remove_state(child, LV_STATE_CHECKED);
            }
        }
    }
}

static void event_handler_top(lv_event_t * e)
{
    lv_event_code_t code = lv_event_get_code(e);
    if(code == LV_EVENT_CLICKED) {
        if(currentButton == NULL) return;
        lv_obj_move_background(currentButton);
        lv_obj_scroll_to_view(currentButton, LV_ANIM_ON);
    }
}

static void event_handler_up(lv_event_t * e)
{
    lv_event_code_t code = lv_event_get_code(e);
    if((code == LV_EVENT_CLICKED) || (code == LV_EVENT_LONG_PRESSED_REPEAT)) {
        if(currentButton == NULL) return;
        uint32_t index = lv_obj_get_index(currentButton);
        if(index <= 0) return;
        lv_obj_move_to_index(currentButton, index - 1);
        lv_obj_scroll_to_view(currentButton, LV_ANIM_ON);
    }
}

static void event_handler_center(lv_event_t * e)
{
    const lv_event_code_t code = lv_event_get_code(e);
    if((code == LV_EVENT_CLICKED) || (code == LV_EVENT_LONG_PRESSED_REPEAT)) {
        if(currentButton == NULL) return;

        lv_obj_t * parent = lv_obj_get_parent(currentButton);
        const uint32_t pos = lv_obj_get_child_count(parent) / 2;

        lv_obj_move_to_index(currentButton, pos);

        lv_obj_scroll_to_view(currentButton, LV_ANIM_ON);
    }
}

static void event_handler_dn(lv_event_t * e)
{
    const lv_event_code_t code = lv_event_get_code(e);
    if((code == LV_EVENT_CLICKED) || (code == LV_EVENT_LONG_PRESSED_REPEAT)) {
        if(currentButton == NULL) return;
        const uint32_t index = lv_obj_get_index(currentButton);

        lv_obj_move_to_index(currentButton, index + 1);
        lv_obj_scroll_to_view(currentButton, LV_ANIM_ON);
    }
}

static void event_handler_bottom(lv_event_t * e)
{
    const lv_event_code_t code = lv_event_get_code(e);
    if(code == LV_EVENT_CLICKED) {
        if(currentButton == NULL) return;
        lv_obj_move_foreground(currentButton);
        lv_obj_scroll_to_view(currentButton, LV_ANIM_ON);
    }
}

static void event_handler_swap(lv_event_t * e)
{
    const lv_event_code_t code = lv_event_get_code(e);
    // lv_obj_t* obj = lv_event_get_target(e);
    if((code == LV_EVENT_CLICKED) || (code == LV_EVENT_LONG_PRESSED_REPEAT)) {
        uint32_t cnt = lv_obj_get_child_count(list1);
        for(int i = 0; i < 100; i++)
            if(cnt > 1) {
                lv_obj_t * obj = lv_obj_get_child(list1, rand() % cnt);
                lv_obj_move_to_index(obj, rand() % cnt);
                if(currentButton != NULL) {
                    lv_obj_scroll_to_view(currentButton, LV_ANIM_ON);
                }
            }
    }
}

void lv_example_list_2(void)
{
    /*Create a list*/
    list1 = lv_list_create(lv_screen_active());
    lv_obj_set_size(list1, lv_pct(60), lv_pct(100));
    lv_obj_set_style_pad_row(list1, 5, 0);

    /*Add buttons to the list*/
    lv_obj_t * btn;
    int i;
    for(i = 0; i < 15; i++) {
        btn = lv_button_create(list1);
        lv_obj_set_width(btn, lv_pct(50));
        lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler, LV_EVENT_CLICKED, NULL);

        lv_obj_t * lab = lv_label_create(btn);
        lv_label_set_text_fmt(lab, "Item %d", i);
    }

    /*Select the first button by default*/
    currentButton = lv_obj_get_child(list1, 0);
    lv_obj_add_state(currentButton, LV_STATE_CHECKED);

    /*Create a second list with up and down buttons*/
    list2 = lv_list_create(lv_screen_active());
    lv_obj_set_size(list2, lv_pct(40), lv_pct(100));
    lv_obj_align(list2, LV_ALIGN_TOP_RIGHT, 0, 0);
    lv_obj_set_flex_flow(list2, LV_FLEX_FLOW_COLUMN);

    btn = lv_list_add_button(list2, NULL, "Top");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler_top, LV_EVENT_ALL, NULL);
    lv_group_remove_obj(btn);

    btn = lv_list_add_button(list2, LV_SYMBOL_UP, "Up");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler_up, LV_EVENT_ALL, NULL);
    lv_group_remove_obj(btn);

    btn = lv_list_add_button(list2, LV_SYMBOL_LEFT, "Center");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler_center, LV_EVENT_ALL, NULL);
    lv_group_remove_obj(btn);

    btn = lv_list_add_button(list2, LV_SYMBOL_DOWN, "Down");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler_dn, LV_EVENT_ALL, NULL);
    lv_group_remove_obj(btn);

    btn = lv_list_add_button(list2, NULL, "Bottom");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler_bottom, LV_EVENT_ALL, NULL);
    lv_group_remove_obj(btn);

    btn = lv_list_add_button(list2, LV_SYMBOL_SHUFFLE, "Shuffle");
    lv_obj_add_event_cb(btn, event_handler_swap, LV_EVENT_ALL, NULL);
    lv_group_remove_obj(btn);
}

#endif

API

lv_api_map_v8.h

lv_list.h