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Button

Buttons are used to trigger actions based on a user's interaction.
Install
pnpm add @reckon-web/button
Import usage
import {
ActionButton,
Button,
IconButton,
buttonWeightValues,
buttonSizeValues,
buttonToneValues
} from '@reckon-web/button';
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Button

Buttons allow users to perform an action or to navigate to another page / view. Buttons let users understand what will happen next.

Size

The Button is available in two sizes, medium is the default.

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Weight

Reserve bold buttons for primary/important actions on a page or in a view. Subtle buttons should make up most of the interface, while a weight of "none" should be spared for subordinate actions.

Tone

The Button has is available in three tones, active is the default.

  • active (default)
  • critical - not to be used when weight is "none"
  • passive - only to be used when weight is "none"

Active is the default tone, use this to let user know there’s an action they can perform to go to a new view or go to the next step in the flow.

Use the critical tone when an action has potentially destructive effects on the user‘s data (delete, remove, etc). If using the critical tone button as a standalone, we recommend styling it as a subtle button. Within a set, the danger button should be styled as a bold button.

Passive tone can only ever be used when weight is “none”. Always use this next to other buttons and never use it as standalone button.

Icons

Icons can be used in buttons when additional clarity is required and the icon is highly relevant to the action. Avoid using two icons in a button.

Use iconBefore to help the user learn about the action of the button quickly or to indicate the user will go back to previous step in the flow.

Use iconAfter to help the user learn if there is a change in the flow (open new tab or window for example) or to indicate the user will go to next step in the flow.

Disabled

When disabled the button is not interactive to the user.

Loading

Use the loading property to indicate that an action is in progress. Note that buttons are not interactive whilst loading.

IconButton

The icon button variant shares its rules regarding weight, size and tone with the standard button. For brevity we won't duplicate them here; refer to the above documentation where applicable.

Required props

The IconButton requires an icon property, which must be a component from the icon package.

A label is required to support accessibility. Describe the action or effect that will take place when the button is clicked.

Size

The IconButton is available in two sizes, medium is the default.

Weight

The IconButton is available in three weights, bold is the default.

Disabled

When disabled the button will not be interactive to the user.

Tone

The IconButton is available in three tones, active is the default.

ActionButton

Action buttons allow users to perform an action. They’re used for similar, task-based options within a workflow, and are ideal for interfaces where buttons aren’t meant to draw a lot of attention.

Weight

Where two or more actions are available you may want to emphasise one action over others. Use the subtle weight variant to drop the border.

Icons

Action buttons accept icons before and after the label.

Children

Provide arbitrary element(s) to the button. The icon* and label properties will no-longer apply.

To have a link that looks like a button, use the as prop to render an <a> instead of a <button>.

If you're doing client side routing using Next, use as={NextLink} instead of as="a".

import { Button } from '@reckon-web/button';
import { NextLink } from '@reckon-web/next-link';
<Button as={NextLink} href="/" label="Button component a link" />;
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