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Using Figma Variants with react-figma

ilyalesik profile image Ilya Lesik ・2 min read

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Variants is an amazing new feature of Figma, which lets you combine variations of the same component — simplifying the asset panel and mapping components more closely to code.

Figma Variants, source: figma.com

We were waiting for their launch since the announcement and started the implementation of Variants support in react-figma right after the Figma API Version 1, Update 18 release. Figma API got several new APIs:

ComponentSet component

We added a new component for Figma Variants support: the ComponentSet. It’s accepts a set of Component nodes as the children prop. We created an example with a button that has three variants: primary, dangerous, and secondary:

<ComponentSet name="Button">
    <Component name="variant=Primary">
        <PrimaryButton text="Primary" />
    </Component>
    <Component name="variant=Dangerous">
        <DangerousButton text="Dangerous" />
    </Component>
    <Component name="variant=Secondary">
        <SecondaryButton text="Secondary" />
    </Component>
</ComponentSet>
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(see complete code here)

You can try the result of the rendering here or watch a demo gif:

Demo Gif

Conclusion

Variants are a really useful feature, especially for design systems creation. So, enjoy it with react-figma too!

Happy coding! 🙌

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