HStack

HStack arranges its child elements horizontally, making it a suitable layout component for creating a row of items. It is worth noting that Row is just an alternative name for HStack.
Installation
API Reference
Spec Doc
This is an illustration of HStack component.
space
reversed
<HStack space="md" reversed={false}>
<Box w="$20" h="$20" bg="$primary300" />
<Box w="$20" h="$20" bg="$primary400" />
<Box w="$20" h="$20" bg="$primary500" />
</HStack>

Installation

Step 1: Copy and paste the following code into your project.

import { View } from "react-native"
import { styled } from "@gluestack-style/react"
const StyledRoot = styled(View, {
flexDirection: "row",
variants: {
space: {
xs: {
gap: `$1`,
},
sm: {
gap: `$2`,
},
md: {
gap: `$3`,
},
lg: {
gap: `$4`,
},
xl: {
gap: `$5`,
},
"2xl": {
gap: `$6`,
},
"3xl": {
gap: `$7`,
},
"4xl": {
gap: `$8`,
},
},
reversed: {
true: {
flexDirection: "row-reverse",
},
},
},
})
export const HStack = StyledRoot

Step 2: Update the import paths to match your project setup.

API Reference

To use this component in your project, include the following import statement in your file.
import { HStack } from "@/components/ui/HStack"
export default () => <HStack />

Component Props

This section provides a comprehensive reference list for the component props, detailing descriptions, properties, types, and default behavior for easy project integration.

HStack

It inherits all the properties of React Native's View component.

Accessibility

The accessibility of a HStack is primarily determined by the accessibility information of the components it contains. When you pass an accessible component inside a HStack, its accessibility attributes, such as labels and hints, will be utilized by assistive technologies like screen readers.

Props

HStack component is created using View component from react-native. It extends all the props supported by React Native View, utility props and the props mentioned below.
Prop
Type
Default
Description
space
string
-
It sets the space between children.
reversed
boolean
-
When true, it places the HStack items in reverse direction.
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