ArrowDirectionButton

Button that can be used as a left or right arrow button

Overview

This component is used by ArrowDirectionMixin for its default left/right arrow buttons.

API

Ancestry: ArrowDirectionButton → SeamlessButtonButtonWrappedStandardElementReactiveElement → HTMLElement

Built with mixins AriaRoleMixin, AttributeMarshallingMixin, ComposedFocusMixin, DarkModeMixin, DelegateFocusMixin, FocusVisibleMixin, KeyboardMixin, ReactiveMixin, and ShadowTemplateMixin.

The element defines the following shadow parts:

  • inner: the inner standard HTML element

This element is used as a shadow part in ArrowDirectionMixin, CalendarMonthNavigator, Carousel, CarouselSlideshow, and CarouselWithThumbnails.

darkMode property

True if the component should configure itself for display on a dark background; false if the component should assume a light background.

The default value of this property is inferred when the component is initially added to the page. The component will look up its hierarchy for an ancestor that has an explicit background color. If the color's lightness value in the HSL cylindrical-coordinate system is below 50%, the background is assumed to be dark and darkMode will default to true. If the color is lighter than that, or no explicit background color can be found, the default value of darkMode will be false.

Type: boolean

Defined by DarkModeMixin

extends property

The tag name of the standard HTML element extended by this class.

Defined by WrappedStandardElement

getInnerProperty(name) method

Return the value of the named property on the inner standard element.

Parameters:

  • name: string

Returns: any

Defined by WrappedStandardElement

inner property

Returns a reference to the inner standard HTML element!

Type: HTMLElement

Defined by WrappedStandardElement

[internal.defaultState] property

The default state for the component. This can be extended by mixins and classes to provide additional default state.

Type: State

Defined by ReactiveMixin

[internal.delegatesFocus] property

Returns true if the component is delegating its focus.

A component using DelegateFocusMixin will always have this property be true unless a class takes measures to override it.

Type: boolean

Default: true

Defined by DelegateFocusMixin

[internal.ids] property

A convenient shortcut for looking up an element by ID in the component's Shadow DOM subtree.

Example: if component's template contains a shadow element <button id="foo">, you can use the reference this[internal.ids].foo to obtain the corresponding button in the component instance's shadow tree. The ids property is simply a shorthand for getElementById, so this[internal.ids].foo is the same as this.shadowRoot.getElementById('foo').

Type: object

Defined by ShadowTemplateMixin

[internal.keydown]() method

See the symbols documentation for details.

Defined by KeyboardMixin

[internal.render](changed) method

Render the indicated changes in state to the DOM.

The default implementation of this method does nothing. Override this method in your component to update your component's host element and any shadow elements to reflect the component's new state. See the rendering example.

Be sure to call super in your method implementation so that your component's base classes and mixins have a chance to perform their own render work.

Parameters:

  • changed: objectdictionary of flags indicating which state members have changed since the last render

Defined by ReactiveMixin

[internal.renderChanges]() method

Render any pending component changes to the DOM.

This method does nothing if the state has not changed since the last render call.

ReactiveMixin will invoke this method following a setState call; you should not need to invoke this method yourself.

This method invokes all internal render methods, then invokes componentDidMount (for first render) or componentDidUpdate (for subsequent renders).

Defined by ReactiveMixin

[internal.setState](changes) method

Update the component's state by merging the specified changes on top of the existing state. If the component is connected to the document, and the new state has changed, this returns a promise to asynchronously render the component. Otherwise, this returns a resolved promise.

Parameters:

  • changes: objectthe changes to apply to the element's state

Returns: Promise - resolves when the new state has been rendered

Defined by ReactiveMixin

[internal.state] property

The component's current state.

The returned state object is immutable. To update it, invoke internal.setState.

It's extremely useful to be able to inspect component state while debugging. If you append ?elixdebug=true to a page's URL, then ReactiveMixin will conditionally expose a public state property that returns the component's state. You can then access the state in your browser's debug console.

Type: State

Defined by ReactiveMixin

[internal.template] property

The template copied into the shadow tree of new instances of this element.

The default value of this property is a template that includes an instance the standard element being wrapped, with a <slot> element inside that to pick up the element's light DOM content. For example, if you wrap an <a> element, then the default template will look like:

<template>
  <style>
  :host {
    display: inline-block;
  }
  </style>
  <a id="inner">
    <slot></slot>
  </a>
</template>

The display styling applied to the host will be block for elements that are block elements by default, and inline-block (not inline) for other elements.

If you'd like the template to include other elements, then override this property and return a template of your own. The template should include an instance of the standard HTML element you are wrapping, and the ID of that element should be "inner".

Type: string|HTMLTemplateElement

Defined by WrappedStandardElement

setInnerProperty(name, value) method

Set the named property on the inner standard element.

Parameters:

  • name: string
  • value: any

Defined by WrappedStandardElement

suppressFocusVisibility() method

Temporarily suppress visibility of the keyboard focus until the next keydown event.

This can be useful in components like Menu that actively manage where the focus is in response to mouse hover activity. If the user uses the keyboard to invoke a menu, then changes to using the mouse, it can be distracting to see the focus indicator moving as well. In such situations, the component can invoke this method (e.g., in response to mousemove) to temporarily suppress focus visibility.

Defined by FocusVisibleMixin

wrap(extendsTag) static method

Creates a class that wraps a standard HTML element.

Note that the resulting class is a subclass of WrappedStandardElement, not the standard class being wrapped. E.g., if you call WrappedStandardElement.wrap('a'), you will get a class whose shadow tree will include an anchor element, but the class will not inherit from HTMLAnchorElement.

Parameters:

  • extendsTag: stringthe standard HTML element tag to extend

Defined by WrappedStandardElement