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Listbox: Features

Multiple choice

Add multiple-choice flag to allow multiple values to be selected. This will:

  • keep the listbox overlay open on click of an option
  • display a list of selected option representations next to the text box
  • make the value of type Array instead of String
export const multiple = () => html`
  <lion-listbox name="combo" label="Multiple" multiple-choice>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Apple'}>Apple</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Artichoke'}>Artichoke</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Asparagus'}>Asparagus</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Banana'}>Banana</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Beets'}>Beets</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Bell pepper'}>Bell pepper</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Broccoli'}>Broccoli</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Brussels sprout'}>Brussels sprout</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Cabbage'}>Cabbage</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Carrot'}>Carrot</lion-option>
  </lion-listbox>
`;

Orientation

When orientation="horizontal", left and right arrow keys will be enabled, plus the screenreader will be informed about the direction of the options. By default, orientation="vertical" is set, which enables up and down arrow keys.

export const orientationHorizontal = () => html`
  <lion-listbox name="combo" label="Orientation horizontal" orientation="horizontal">
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Apple'}>Apple</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Artichoke'}>Artichoke</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Asparagus'}>Asparagus</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Banana'}>Banana</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Beets'}>Beets</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Bell pepper'}>Bell pepper</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Broccoli'}>Broccoli</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Brussels sprout'}>Brussels sprout</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Cabbage'}>Cabbage</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Carrot'}>Carrot</lion-option>
  </lion-listbox>
`;

With multiple-choice flag configured, multiple options can be checked.

export const orientationHorizontalMultiple = () => html`
  <lion-listbox
    name="combo"
    label="Orientation horizontal multiple"
    orientation="horizontal"
    multiple-choice
  >
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Apple'}>Apple</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Artichoke'}>Artichoke</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Asparagus'}>Asparagus</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Banana'}>Banana</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Beets'}>Beets</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Bell pepper'}>Bell pepper</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Broccoli'}>Broccoli</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Brussels sprout'}>Brussels sprout</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Cabbage'}>Cabbage</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Carrot'}>Carrot</lion-option>
  </lion-listbox>
`;

Selection-follows-focus

When true, will synchronize activedescendant and selected element on arrow key navigation. This behavior can usually be seen in <select> on the Windows platform. Note that this behavior cannot be used when multiple-choice is true. See wai aria spec

export const selectionFollowsFocus = () => html`
  <lion-listbox name="combo" label="Selection follows focus" selection-follows-focus>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Apple'}>Apple</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Artichoke'} disabled>Artichoke</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Asparagus'}>Asparagus</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Banana'}>Banana</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Beets'}>Beets</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Bell pepper'}>Bell pepper</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Broccoli'}>Broccoli</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Brussels sprout'}>Brussels sprout</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Cabbage'}>Cabbage</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Carrot'}>Carrot</lion-option>
  </lion-listbox>
`;

Rotate keyboard navigation

rotate-keyboard-navigation attribute on the listbox will give the first option active state when navigated to the next option from last option.

export const rotateKeyboardNavigation = () => html`
  <lion-listbox name="combo" label="Rotate keyboard navigation" rotate-keyboard-navigation>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Apple'}>Apple</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Artichoke'}>Artichoke</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Asparagus'}>Asparagus</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Banana'}>Banana</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Beets'}>Beets</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Bell pepper'}>Bell pepper</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Broccoli'}>Broccoli</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Brussels sprout'}>Brussels sprout</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Cabbage'}>Cabbage</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Carrot'}>Carrot</lion-option>
  </lion-listbox>
`;

Disabled options

Navigation will skip over disabled options. Let's disable Artichoke and Brussel sprout, because they're gross.

export const disabledRotateNavigation = () => html`
  <lion-listbox name="combo" label="Rotate with disabled options" rotate-keyboard-navigation>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Apple'}>Apple</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Artichoke'} disabled>Artichoke</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Asparagus'}>Asparagus</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Banana'}>Banana</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Beets'}>Beets</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Bell pepper'}>Bell pepper</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Broccoli'}>Broccoli</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Brussel sprout'} disabled>Brussels sprout</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Cabbage'}>Cabbage</lion-option>
    <lion-option .choiceValue=${'Carrot'}>Carrot</lion-option>
  </lion-listbox>
`;