Lists are continuous, vertical indexes of elements. Use ScalingLazyColumn
to create lists on Wear OS.
ScalingLazyColumn is built specifically for Wear OS and extends
the LazyColumn class. Lists offer scaling and transparency,
which allows content to shrink and fade at the top and bottom of the screen
to help users see what to focus on. Lists are anchored on the center of the
screen, which gives additional emphasis to the items in the middle of the
Lists can contain items of fixed or variable height. List content should
have margin enough to accomodate for circular displays. If
autoCentering is enabled, both the first and last item in
the last will be centered in the viewport when you scroll to that point in
To give emphasis to a list item when scrolling, use snapping. Use snapping
when items are tall but not taller than the screen.
Snapping behaviour comes in two forms, the first uses the center of the
item as a reference point, the second uses the edge of the item as a
reference point. Use the first to center one item on the screen, use the
second to center two items on the screen. Set this behavior using the
See the following examples of how to uses lists on watch faces.
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