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# @react-md/button

Create native buttons with multiple themes based on the material design specifications including:

  • clear, primary, secondary, warning, error, and default theme states
  • text, icon, or text + icon with spacing
  • flat, outlined, or contained

Also includes a buttonThemeClassNames function that can be used to apply a button theme to any component by generating the required className prop.

# Installation

$ npm install --save @react-md/button

If you would also like dynamic themes and icon support, it is recommended to also install:

$ npm install --save @react-md/theme \
    @react-md/typography \
    @react-md/icon

# Usage

# Buttons with Text

1234567891011121314151617181920212223import React from "react";
import { render } from "react-dom";
import { Button } from "@react-md/button";

const App = () => (
  <>
    <Button>Text Button</Button>
    <Button theme="primary" themeType="flat">
      Text Button
    </Button>
    <Button theme="secondary" themeType="raised">
      Text Button
    </Button>
    <Button theme="warning" themeType="contained">
      Text Button
    </Button>
    <Button theme="error">Text Button</Button>
    <Button theme="clear">Text Button</Button>
    <Button disabled>Text Button</Button>
  </>
);

render(<App />, document.getElementById("root"));

# Buttons with Text and Icons

Buttons can be rendered specifically as icon only buttons or as additional support to the provided text. When rendering icons, you must also install and use the @react-md/icon package to get icon support. You can also install the @react-md/material-icons package if you'd like pre-built components for every material icon that exists.

123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627import React from "react";
import { render } from "react-dom";
import { Button } from "@react-md/button";
import { TextIconSpacing, FontIcon } from "@react-md/icon";
import { DeleteSVGIcon } from "@react-md/material-icons";

const App = () => (
  <>
    <Button>
      <TextIconSpacing icon={<FontIcon>info_outline</FontIcon>}>
        About
      </TextIconSpacing>
    </Button>
    <Button theme="primary" themeType="raised">
      <TextIconSpacing icon={<FontIcon>info_outline</FontIcon>} iconAfter>
        About
      </TextIconSpacing>
    </Button>
    <Button theme="error" themeType="contained">
      <TextIconSpacing icon={<DeleteSVGIcon />}>
        Permanently Delete
      </TextIconSpacing>
    </Button>
  </>
);

render(<App />, document.getElementById("root"));

If you have used react-md in the past, notice that there are no longer any icon related props to handle this for you. It became difficult and confusing to use when there were a lot of different icon positioning props, so the props were removed and it is now expected to use the helper components in the @react-md/icon package instead. If you find a reusable pattern within your app, it is recommended to make your own Button wrapper component to implement this for you.

# Buttons with Icons Only

It is also possible to create buttons that only contain icons as children. For general accessibility, you should provide either an aria-label to provide a label for the action of the button or use aria-labelledby to point to an id of an element that provides a label for the button. This is really to help screen readers and generally recommended, but there are no restrictions in place at this time to enforce this behavior.

1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829import React from "react";
import { render } from "react-dom";
import { Button } from "@react-md/button";
import { TextIconSpacing, FontIcon } from "@react-md/icon";
import { DeleteSVGIcon } from "@react-md/material-icons";

const App = () => (
  <>
    <Button aria-label="More Info" buttonType="icon">
      <FontIcon>info_outline</FontIcon>
    </Button>
    <Button
      theme="primary"
      themeType="raised"
      buttonType="icon"
      aria-label="More Info"
    >
      <FontIcon>info_outline</FontIcon>
    </Button>
    <Button
      theme="error"
      themeType="contained"
      buttonType="icon"
      aria-label="Permanently Delete"
    >
      <DeleteSVGIcon />
    </Button>
  </>
);