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React Desktop Windows View 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. View Component is used to allow the users to create a View. We can use the following approach in ReactJS to use the React Desktop Windows View Component.

View Props:

  • background: It is used to set the component background color.
  • color: It is used to set component and its children’s main color.
  • height: It is used to set the component height.
  • hidden: It is used to set component visibility.
  • horizontalAlignment: It is used to set the component’s content horizontally aligned.
  • layout: It is used to set the content direction.
  • margin: It is used to set the component outer margin.
  • 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 component’s content vertically aligned.
  • width: It is used to set the 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 { View } from 'react-desktop/windows';
export default function App() {
  return (
    <div style={{
      display: 'block', width: 700, paddingLeft: 30
      <h4>React Desktop Windows View Component</h4>
        Greetings from GeeksforGeeks

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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