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React Desktop Windows TitleBar 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. TitleBar Component is used to allow the users to create a TitleBar with controls like Maximize, Minimize and Close. We can use the following approach in ReactJS to use the React Desktop Windows TitleBar Component.

TitleBar Props:

  • background: It is used to set the component background color.
  • controls: It is used to set controls visibility which is present in the title bar.
  • color: It is used to set components and its children’s main color.
  • isMaximized: It is used to set the TitleBar to maximized state.
  • onCloseClick: It is a callback function that is triggered with the click of the close button.
  • onMaximizeClick: It is a callback function that is triggered with the click of the maximize button.
  • onMinimizeClick: It is a callback function that is triggered with the click of the minimize button.
  • onRestoreDownClick: It is a callback function of the restore down button.
  • title: It is used to set the title bar title.
  • theme: It is used to set the UI theme and this theme is then used by this component and its children elements.

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 { TitleBar } from 'react-desktop/windows';
export default function App() {
  return (
    <div style={{
      display: 'block', width: 400, paddingLeft: 30
      <h4>React Desktop Windows TitleBar Component</h4>
        title="Sample TitleBar"

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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