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React hook for flashing a numeric value when it changes

React hook for flashing a numeric value when it changes

use-color-change

React hook for flashing a text when a value becomes higher or lower.

Installation

This module can be used in any React project that supports hooks.

npm i use-color-change

Usage

Use the hook and pass a number as the first parameter. Specify the colors you want to flash and how long the animation should take.
The return value of the hook has the type {animation: string}, you can pass it as a style for any element and also further customize it for example using animation-timing-function if you please.


export const App = () => {
    const [value, setValue] = useState(0);
    const colorStyle = useColorChange(value, {
      higher: "limegreen",
      lower: "crimson",
      duration: 1800
    });

    return (
        <div style={colorStyle}>{value}</div>
    )
}

Function signature

useColorChange(value: number, {
    higher: string | null;
    lower: string | null;
    duration?: number | undefined;
})
  • value: The numeric value for which the animation should be based on.
  • options:
    • higher: The color which should be flashing when the value increases. You can pass null for no animation.
    • lower: The color which should be flashing when the value decreases. You can pass null for no animation.
    • duration: (optional) How long the flash should take in miliseconds. Default is 1800.

Author

© Jonny Burger

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