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React Desktop macOS Link Component

Last Updated : 30 May, 2021
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React Desktop is a popular library to bring the native desktop experience to the web. This library provides macOS and Windows OS components. Link Component is used to allow users to add hyperlinks in your application. We can use the following approach in ReactJS to use the React Desktop macOS Link Component.

Link Props:

  • color: It is used to set the text color.
  • height: It is used to set component height.
  • hidden: It is used to set the component visibility.
  • 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.
  • size: It is used to denote the component font size.
  • textAlign: It is used to set the text 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.


import React from 'react'
import { Link } from 'react-desktop/macOs';
export default function App() {
  return (
    <div style={{
      display: 'block', width: 700, paddingLeft: 30
      <h4>React-Desktop macOS Link Component</h4>
      <Link color="blue" href="/page2">
        Go to page2

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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