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Styled Components

If you're already using the styled API from the @emotion/styled package, those components should have access to the same theming context that Theme UI uses. Instead of using the ThemeProvider component from emotion-theming, you can import and use the Theme UI provider.

/** @jsx jsx */
import { jsx, ThemeProvider } from 'theme-ui'
import theme from './theme'
import SomeComponent from './SomeComponent'
export default props => (
<ThemeProvider theme={theme}>
<SomeComponent />
</ThemeProvider>
)

If you're using the Styled Components library, we're looking into integrations for existing components, but these can usually be converted to use Emotion with a single line change to the import statement.

// before
import styled from 'styled-components'
// after
import styled from '@emotion/styled'

Using the sx prop

To avoid the need for an additional dependency, you can use the sx prop to create custom styled components.

/** @jsx jsx */
import { jsx } from 'theme-ui'
export default ({ width, color, bg, ...props }) => (
<div
{...props}
sx={{
width,
color,
bg,
// additional styles...
}}
/>
)
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