Text

Text component is the used to render text and paragraphs within an interface. It renders a <p> tag by default.

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Import#

import { Text } from "@chakra-ui/react"

Changing the font size#

To increase the font size of the text, you can pass the fontSize prop.

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Truncate text#

Pass the isTruncated prop to render an ellipsis when the text exceeds the width of the viewport or maxWidth prop.

Lorem ipsum is placeholder text commonly used in the graphic, print, and publishing industries for previewing layouts and visual mockups.

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Likewise, if you'd like to truncate the text after a specific number of lines, pass the noOfLines prop and set it to the desired no of lines.

Pro Tip 💡: You can also apply noOfLines responsively.

// Basic version
<Text noOfLines={2}>
"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is an English-language pangram—a
sentence that contains all of the letters of the English alphabet. Owing to
its existence, Chakra was created.
</Text>
// Responsive version
<Text noOfLines={[1, 2, 3]}>
"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is an English-language pangram—a
sentence that contains all of the letters of the English alphabet. Owing to
its existence, Chakra was created.
</Text>

Override style#

You can change the entire style of the text via props. For example, to change the font size, pass the fontSize prop. No need to write css or styled().

I'm using a custom font-size value for this text

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Override the element#

To override the element that gets rendered, pass the as prop. Use Inspect Element to see the element that gets rendered in html.

Italic
Underline
I18N
Citation
Deleted
Emphasis
Inserted
Ctrl + C
Highlighted
Strikethrough
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sub
sup
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Props#

Text composes the Box component, so you can pass all Box style props.

align

Description

The CSS `text-align` property

Type
SystemProps["textAlign"]

casing

Description

The CSS `text-transform` property

Type
SystemProps["textTransform"]

colorScheme

Description

Color Schemes for Text are not implemented in the default theme. You can extend the theme to implement them.

Type
"whiteAlpha" | "blackAlpha" | "gray" | "red" | "orange" | "yellow" | "green" | "teal" | "blue" | "cyan" | "purple" | "pink" | "linkedin" | "facebook" | "messenger" | "whatsapp" | "twitter" | "telegram"

decoration

Description

The CSS `text-decoration` property

Type
SystemProps["textDecoration"]

orientation

Type
"horizontal" | "vertical"

size

Type
string

styleConfig

Type
Record<string, any>

variant

Type
string

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