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React Desktop macOS Box Component

  • Last Updated : 30 May, 2021

React Desktop is a popular library to bring the native desktop experience to the web. This library provides macOS and Windows OS components. Box Component is used to allow the users to add a box container-like structure with a label and its content inside the box. We can use the following approach in ReactJS to use the React Desktop macOS Box Component.

Box Props:

  • background: It is used to set the background color.
  • height: It is used to set component height.
  • hidden: It is used to set the component visibility.
  • horizontalAlignment: It is used to set the horizontal alignment of the content of the component.
  • label: It is used to add label to the Box component.
  • margin: It is used to set the outer margin of the component.
  • marginBottom: It is used to set the outer bottom margin of the component.
  • marginLeft: It is used to set the outer left margin of the component.
  • marginRight: It is used to set the outer right margin of the component.
  • marginTop: It is used to set the outer top margin of the component.
  • padding: It is used to set the padding inside a component.
  • paddingBottom: It is used to set the bottom padding inside a component.
  • paddingLeft: It is used to set the left padding inside a component.
  • paddingRight: It is used to set the right padding inside a component.
  • paddingTop: It is used to set the top padding inside a component.
  • verticalAlignment: It is used to set the vertical alignment of the content of the component.
  • width: It is used to set component width.

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 required module using the following command:
    npm install react-desktop

Project Structure: It will look like the following.

Project Structure

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

App.js




import React from 'react'
import { Box } from 'react-desktop/macOs';
  
export default function App() {
  return (
    <div style={{
      display: 'block', width: 700, paddingLeft: 30
    }}>
      <h4>React-Desktop macOS Box Component</h4>
      <Box label="My Custom Box" padding="15px">
        Greetings from GeeksforGeeks
      </Box>
    </div>
  );
}

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:

Reference: https://reactdesktop.js.org/docs/mac-os/box

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