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React Desktop Windows Text 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. Text Component is used to allow the users to add their custom text in the given text area. It is specially designed to present the Text in your application. We can use the following approach in ReactJS to use the React Desktop Windows Text Component.

Text Props:

  • background: It is used to set the background color.
  • 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.
  • horizontalAlignment: It is used to set the horizontal alignment of the content of the component.
  • margin: It is used to set the outer margin of the component.
  • padding: It is used to set the padding inside a component.
  • theme: It is used to set the UI theme and this theme is then used by this component and its children elements.
  • 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 { Text } from 'react-desktop/windows';
  
export default function App() {
  return (
    <div style={{
      display: 'block', width: 700, paddingLeft: 30
    }}>
      <h4>React Desktop Windows Text Component</h4>
      <Text
        background="lightblue"
        width="40%"
        padding="10px"
        Hello, This is a sample text to demonstrate 
        the Text Component of React Desktop Library 
        in ReactJS. How are you?
      </Text>
    </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/windows/text

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