Paper is the most basic ui component
Use it to create cards, dropdowns, modals and other components that require background with shadow
Paper is a polymorphic component – its default root element is
div, but it can be changed to any other element or component with
You can also use components in
component prop, for example, Next.js
Polymorphic components with TypeScript
Note that polymorphic components props types are different from regular components – they do not extend HTML element props of the default element. For example,
PaperPropsdoes not extend
divis the default element.
If you want to create a wrapper for a polymorphic component that is not polymorphic (does not support
componentprop), then your component props interface should extend HTML element props, for example:
If you want your component to remain polymorphic after wrapping, use
createPolymorphicComponentfunction described in this guide.