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InputBase API

The API documentation of the InputBase React component. Learn more about the props and the CSS customization points.

Import

import InputBase from '@material-ui/core/InputBase';
// or
import { InputBase } from '@material-ui/core';

You can learn more about the difference by reading this guide.

InputBase contains as few styles as possible. It aims to be a simple building block for creating an input. It contains a load of style reset and some state logic.

Props

Name Type Default Description
autoComplete string This prop helps users to fill forms faster, especially on mobile devices. The name can be confusing, as it's more like an autofill. You can learn more about it following the specification.
autoFocus bool If true, the input element will be focused during the first mount.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
className string The CSS class name of the wrapper element.
color 'primary'
| 'secondary'
The color of the component. It supports those theme colors that make sense for this component.
defaultValue any The default input element value. Use when the component is not controlled.
disabled bool If true, the input element will be disabled.
endAdornment node End InputAdornment for this component.
error bool If true, the input will indicate an error. This is normally obtained via context from FormControl.
fullWidth bool false If true, the input will take up the full width of its container.
id string The id of the input element.
inputComponent elementType 'input' The component used for the input element. Either a string to use a DOM element or a component.
inputProps object {} Attributes applied to the input element.
inputRef ref Pass a ref to the input element.
margin 'dense'
| 'none'
If dense, will adjust vertical spacing. This is normally obtained via context from FormControl.
multiline bool false If true, a textarea element will be rendered.
name string Name attribute of the input element.
onChange func Callback fired when the value is changed.

Signature:
function(event: object) => void
event: The event source of the callback. You can pull out the new value by accessing event.target.value (string).
placeholder string The short hint displayed in the input before the user enters a value.
readOnly bool It prevents the user from changing the value of the field (not from interacting with the field).
required bool If true, the input element will be required.
rows string
| number
Number of rows to display when multiline option is set to true.
rowsMax string
| number
Maximum number of rows to display when multiline option is set to true.
startAdornment node Start InputAdornment for this component.
type string 'text' Type of the input element. It should be a valid HTML5 input type.
value any The value of the input element, required for a controlled component.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Any other props supplied will be provided to the root element (native element).

CSS

  • Style sheet name: MuiInputBase.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root .MuiInputBase-root Styles applied to the root element.
formControl .MuiInputBase-formControl Styles applied to the root element if the component is a descendant of FormControl.
focused .Mui-focused Styles applied to the root element if the component is focused.
disabled .Mui-disabled Styles applied to the root element if disabled={true}.
adornedStart .MuiInputBase-adornedStart Styles applied to the root element if startAdornment is provided.
adornedEnd .MuiInputBase-adornedEnd Styles applied to the root element if endAdornment is provided.
error .Mui-error Styles applied to the root element if error={true}.
marginDense .MuiInputBase-marginDense Styles applied to the input element if margin="dense".
multiline .MuiInputBase-multiline Styles applied to the root element if multiline={true}.
colorSecondary .MuiInputBase-colorSecondary Styles applied to the root element if the color is secondary.
fullWidth .MuiInputBase-fullWidth Styles applied to the root element if fullWidth={true}.
input .MuiInputBase-input Styles applied to the input element.
inputMarginDense .MuiInputBase-inputMarginDense Styles applied to the input element if margin="dense".
inputMultiline .MuiInputBase-inputMultiline Styles applied to the input element if multiline={true}.
inputTypeSearch .MuiInputBase-inputTypeSearch Styles applied to the input element if type="search".
inputAdornedStart .MuiInputBase-inputAdornedStart Styles applied to the input element if startAdornment is provided.
inputAdornedEnd .MuiInputBase-inputAdornedEnd Styles applied to the input element if endAdornment is provided.
inputHiddenLabel .MuiInputBase-inputHiddenLabel Styles applied to the input element if hiddenLabel={true}.

You can override the style of the component thanks to one of these customization points:

If that's not sufficient, you can check the implementation of the component for more detail.

Demos