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Android Navigation Drawers: Quick and dirty clean!

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Do you know where you are: So what’s a Navigation Drawer?

The navigation drawer is a panel that slides out from the left (or right) side of the screen.

The user opens and closes the drawer by swiping their finger from or to the screen edge. The drawer contains a menu of navigation options.

Users can also open the drawer by touching the hamburger icon (if it’s displayed) in the left corner of the Toolbar.

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The Hamburger icon on the left of the Toolbar

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The navigation drawer panel displays a menu of items that the user can select from

Did you know that you can slide the navigation drawer out from both the left and the right side of the screen? Read on to see how.