Contextual action bar (CAB)

When the user does a multi-selection in the app, a top app bar turns into a contextual action bar, providing contextual actions for selected items. For instance, for selected sound files a contextual action bar with related functions will appear.


Transformation to the contextual action bar changes:


  • The color of the bar
  • The navigation icon, replacing it with closing icon
  • The heading of the bar with the text of CAB instead
  • The list of top app bar actions, making them contextual


Revised tabs and contextual action bar by Mark Bauer

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