TouchableHighlight

A wrapper for making views respond properly to touches. On press down, the opacity of the wrapped view is decreased, which allows the underlay color to show through, darkening or tinting the view.

The underlay comes from wrapping the child in a new View, which can affect layout, and sometimes cause unwanted visual artifacts if not used correctly, for example if the backgroundColor of the wrapped view isn't explicitly set to an opaque color.

TouchableHighlight must have one child (not zero or more than one). If you wish to have several child components, wrap them in a View.

Example:

renderButton: function() {
  return (
    <TouchableHighlight onPress={this._onPressButton}>
      <Image
        style={styles.button}
        source={require('./myButton.png')}
      />
    </TouchableHighlight>
  );
},

Example


import React, { Component } from 'react'
import {
  AppRegistry,
  StyleSheet,
  TouchableHighlight,
  Text,
  View,
} from 'react-native'

class App extends Component {
  constructor(props) {
    super(props)
    this.state = { count: 0 }
  }

  onPress = () => {
    this.setState({
      count: this.state.count+1
    })
  }

 render() {
    return (
      <View style={styles.container}>
        <TouchableHighlight
         style={styles.button}
         onPress={this.onPress}
        >
         <Text> Touch Here </Text>
        </TouchableHighlight>
        <View style={[styles.countContainer]}>
          <Text style={[styles.countText]}>
            { this.state.count !== 0 ? this.state.count: null}
          </Text>
        </View>
      </View>
    )
  }
}

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  container: {
    flex: 1,
    justifyContent: 'center',
    paddingHorizontal: 10
  },
  button: {
    alignItems: 'center',
    backgroundColor: '#DDDDDD',
    padding: 10
  },
  countContainer: {
    alignItems: 'center',
    padding: 10
  },
  countText: {
    color: '#FF00FF'
  }
})

AppRegistry.registerComponent('App', () => App)

Props


Reference

Props

activeOpacity

Determines what the opacity of the wrapped view should be when touch is active.

TypeRequired
numberNo

onHideUnderlay

Called immediately after the underlay is hidden

TypeRequired
functionNo

onShowUnderlay

Called immediately after the underlay is shown

TypeRequired
functionNo

style

TypeRequired
View.styleNo

underlayColor

The color of the underlay that will show through when the touch is active.

TypeRequired
colorNo

hasTVPreferredFocus

(Apple TV only) TV preferred focus (see documentation for the View component).

TypeRequiredPlatform
boolNoiOS

tvParallaxProperties

(Apple TV only) Object with properties to control Apple TV parallax effects.

enabled: If true, parallax effects are enabled. Defaults to true. shiftDistanceX: Defaults to 2.0. shiftDistanceY: Defaults to 2.0. tiltAngle: Defaults to 0.05. magnification: Defaults to 1.0. pressMagnification: Defaults to 1.0. pressDuration: Defaults to 0.3. pressDelay: Defaults to 0.0.

TypeRequiredPlatform
objectNoiOS