React component to fit headlines and paragraphs into elements
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react-textfit

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  • fit headlines and paragraphs into any element
  • fast: uses binary search for efficiently find the correct fit
  • 100% react-goodness
  • works with any style configuration (line-height, padding, ...)
  • check out the demo

Table of Contents

Installation

npm install react-textfit --save

Usage

Headlines

import { Textfit } from 'react-textfit';

class App extends Component {
  render() {
    return (
      <Textfit mode="single">
        Fat headline!
      </Textfit>
    );
  }
}

Respect the element's height when using single lines

import { Textfit } from 'react-textfit';

class App extends Component {
  render() {
    return (
      <Textfit
        mode="single"
        forceSingleModeWidth={false}>
        Fat headline!
      </Textfit>
    );
  }
}

Paragraphs

import { Textfit } from 'react-textfit';

class App extends Component {
  render() {
    return (
      <Textfit mode="multi">
        Lorem <strong>ipsum</strong> dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.
      </Textfit>
    );
  }
}

Modes

single

Algorithm steps:

1. binary search to fit the element's width
2. if forceSingleModeWidth=false and text overflows height
    2a. binary search to also fit the elements height

multi

Algorithm steps:

1. binary search to fit the element's height
2. if text overflows width
    2a. binary search to also fit the elements width

API

<Textfit>

Props

  • mode (single|multi) Algorithm to fit the text. Use single for headlines and multi for paragraphs. Default is multi.
  • forceSingleModeWidth (Boolean) When mode is single and forceSingleModeWidth is true, the element's height will be ignored. Default is true.
  • min (Number) Minimum font size in pixel. Default is 1.
  • max (Number) Maximum font size in pixel. Default is 100.
  • throttle (Number) Window resize throttle in milliseconds. Default is 50.
  • onReady (Function) Will be called when text is fitted.

License

MIT