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List tree

The list tree pattern can be used to show a directory style listing, such as a list of files and folders within a directory.

Each directory can be opened or collapse using aria-hidden, set true for open and false to close on the nested list. Using JS this can be changed and should also update the aria-expanded attribute on the folder element.


To import just this component into your project, copy the snippet below and include it in your main Sass file.

// import Vanilla and include base mixins
// this only needs to happen once in a given project
@import 'vanilla-framework/scss/vanilla';
@include vf-base;

@include vf-p-list-tree;

For more information see Customising Vanilla in your projects, which includes overrides and importing instructions.


For more information view the list tree design spec which includes the specification in markdown format and a PNG image.

For alternative list style layouts view our range of list components.