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  • Last Updated : 22 Jan, 2021

Select components are used for collecting user-provided information from a list of options. Material UI for React has this component available for us and it is very easy to integrate. We can use the Select Component in ReactJS using the following approach:

Creating React Application And Installing Module:

Step 1: Create a React application using the following command:

npx create-react-app foldername

Step 2: After creating your project folder i.e. foldername, move to it using the following command:

cd foldername

Step 3: After creating the ReactJS application, Install the material-ui modules using the following command:

npm install @material-ui/core

Project Structure: It will look like the following.

Project Structure

App.js: Now write down the following code in the App.js file. Here, App is our default component where we have written our code.


import React, { useState } from 'react';
import Select from '@material-ui/core/Select';
import InputLabel from '@material-ui/core/InputLabel';
import FormControl from '@material-ui/core/FormControl';
import MenuItem from '@material-ui/core/MenuItem';
const App = () => {
  const [currentValue, setCurrentValue] = useState(0)
  return (
    <div style={{
      margin: 'auto',
      display: 'block',
      width: 'fit-content'
      <h3>How to use Select Component in ReactJS?</h3>
        <InputLabel id="demo-simple-select-label">
         Select Amount:
            width: 400,
          onClick={(e)=> {
            console.log("Current Value", currentValue)
          <MenuItem value={1000}
          <MenuItem value={2000}
          <MenuItem value={3000}>3000</MenuItem>
export default App;

Step to Run Application: Run the application using the following command from the root directory of the project:

npm start

Output: Now open your browser and go to http://localhost:3000/, you will see the following output:

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