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How to create a toolbar and add buttons to it

Paul Hudson    @twostraws   

Updated for Xcode 12.0

SwiftUI’s toolbar() modifier lets us place bar button items anywhere in the top or bottom space, but only when our view is embedded inside a NavigationView.

If you want to place buttons into a toolbar at the bottom of the screen, use toolbar() then create a ToolbarItem with the placement of .bottomBar, like this:

NavigationView {
    Text("Hello, World!").padding()
        .navigationTitle("SwiftUI")
        .toolbar {
            ToolbarItem(placement: .bottomBar) {
                Button("Press Me") {
                    print("Pressed")
                }
            }
        }
}

To get more than one button, put a HStack into your ToolbarItem ten create multiple buttons inside there:

ToolbarItem(placement: .bottomBar) {
    HStack {
        Button("First") {
            print("Pressed")
        }

        Button("Second") {
            print("Pressed")
        }
    }
}
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