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React typeout

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Simply a React Component that types by itself. Add any Array of strings, and watch it type at the speed you've set, backspace what it's typed, and begin a new sentence for however many strings you've set.


Install the package from npm

npm install --save react-typeout


Basic Example

import React, { Component } from 'react';
import { render } from 'react-dom';
import TypeOut from 'react-typeout';
const words = ['the first sentence', 'the second sentence'];
class App extends Component {
    render() {
        return (
          <TypeOut words={words} />
render(<App/>, document.getElementById('app'));


words: PropTypes.arrayof(PropTypes.string).isRequired

The words property is the only required prop. Here you set all the words/sentences you would like it to type out.

random: PropTypes.bool

The random property specifies wether the array of words should be typed out in its correct order or random order.

Defaults to: false

infinitive: PropTypes.bool

The infinitive property specifies if words can be typed multiple times

Defaults to: true

typeSpeed: PropTypes.number

The typeSpeed property specifies the speed of each char in the sentence to be typed.

Defaults to: 200

rewindSpeed: PropTypes.number

The rewindSpeed property specifies the speed of each char in the sentence to be typed back.

Defaults to: 50

pauseSpeed: PropTypes.number

The pauseSpeed property specifies the we will wait before typing out next word/sentence after one is complete.

Defaults to: 1000

Node: PropTypes.string

The Node property specifies the tag type our text will be rendered inside

Defaults to: span

className: PropTypes.string

The className property specifies the class that react-typeout will have

Defaults to: react-typeout

caret: PropTypes.bool

The caret property specifies if react-typeout should render a caret after the word, See styling documentation best result. Caret will always use the className of react-typeout-caret

Defaults to: false

done: PropTypes.func

The done property specifies if a method should be called then react-typeout has no words left to print. infinitiveneeds to be false

Defaults to: null


Basic caret styling

.react-typeout-caret {
  content: "|";
  margin-left: 5px;
  opacity: 1;
  font-weight: 100;
  -webkit-animation: blink 0.7s infinite;
  -moz-animation: blink 0.7s infinite;
  -ms-animation: blink 0.7s infinite;
  -o-animation: blink 0.7s infinite;
  animation: blink 0.7s infinite;
@keyframes blink{
  0% { opacity:1; }
  50% { opacity:0; }
  100% { opacity:1; }
@-webkit-keyframes blink{
  0% { opacity:1; }
  50% { opacity:0; }
  100% { opacity:1; }
@-moz-keyframes blink{
  0% { opacity:1; }
  50% { opacity:0; }
  100% { opacity:1; }
@-ms-keyframes blink{
  0% { opacity:1; }
  50% { opacity:0; }
  100% { opacity:1; }
@-o-keyframes blink{
  0% { opacity:1; }
  50% { opacity:0; }
  100% { opacity:1; }


MIT. Copyright (c) 2017 Philip Knape.


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