updateTabItems: Change the selected tab on the client

Description Usage Arguments Examples

Description

This function controls the active tab of tabItems from the server. It behaves just like updateTabsetPanel.

Usage

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updateTabItems(session, inputId, selected = NULL)

Arguments

session

The session object passed to function given to shinyServer.

inputId

The id of the tabsetPanel, navlistPanel, or navbarPage object.

selected

The name of the tab to make active.

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## Only run this example in interactive R sessions
if (interactive()) {

ui <- dashboardPage(
  dashboardHeader(title = "Simple tabs"),
  dashboardSidebar(
    sidebarMenu(
      id = "tabs",
      menuItem("Dashboard", tabName = "dashboard", icon = icon("dashboard")),
      menuItem("Widgets", tabName = "widgets", icon = icon("th"))
    ),
    actionButton('switchtab', 'Switch tab')
  ),
  dashboardBody(
    tabItems(
      tabItem(tabName = "dashboard",
        h2("Dashboard tab content")
      ),
      tabItem(tabName = "widgets",
        h2("Widgets tab content")
      )
    )
  )
)

server <- function(input, output, session) {
  observeEvent(input$switchtab, {
    newtab <- switch(input$tabs,
      "dashboard" = "widgets",
      "widgets" = "dashboard"
    )
    updateTabItems(session, "tabs", newtab)
  })
}

shinyApp(ui, server)
}

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