Work with strict styles that provide deterministic rendering and automatically adapt to localized writing direction.

The StyleSheet abstraction converts predefined styles to (vendor-prefixed) CSS without requiring a compile-time step. Styles that cannot be resolved outside of the render loop (e.g., dynamic positioning) are usually applied as inline styles.

import { StyleSheet } from 'react-native';

Did you know? StyleSheet automatically merges styles and produces “utility” CSS for lightweight, reliable, and performant styling. Read more in the styling guide.


Static properties #

absoluteFill ?number

A very common pattern is to create overlays with position absolute and zero positioning, so absoluteFill can be used for convenience and to reduce duplication of these repeated styles.

absoluteFillObject ?Object

Sometimes you may want absoluteFill but with a couple tweaks - absoluteFillObject can be used to create a customized entry in a StyleSheet.

hairlineWidth ?Object

Equal to 1px. This is not implemented using screen density as browsers may round sub-pixel values down to 0, causing the line not to be rendered.

Static methods #

compose (style1, style2) => Style

Combines two styles such that the last style overrides properties of the first style. If either style is falsy, the other one is returned without allocating an array, saving allocations and maintaining reference equality.

create ({ [key]: ruleset }) => ({ [key]: number })

Define style objects. Each key of the object passed to create must define a style object. These values are opaque and should not be introspected.

flatten (styles: Style) => Object

Lookup a style object by ID or flatten an array of styles into a single style object.

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