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Virtual numeric keyboard for React Native

Virtual numeric keyboard for React Native


Software/virtual numeric keyboard, which can be used instead of Android/iOS ones if it suits your app style better.



$ npm i react-native-virtual-keyboard --save

Basic Usage

import VirtualKeyboard from 'react-native-virtual-keyboard';

class Example extends React.Component {

	constructor(props) {
		this.state = {
			text: '',

	render() {
		return (
			<View style={{flex:1}}>
				<VirtualKeyboard color='white' pressMode='string' onPress={(val) => this.changeText(val)} />

	changeText(newText) {
		this.setState({text: newText});



Key Type Default Description
pressMode string 'string' Value to pass to onPress. 'char' = each individual pressed symbol, 'string' = form and pass whole string
color string 'gray' color of text and backspace tinting (if enabled)
onPress function *required The handler when a key is pressed. If pressMode === 'char', 'back' is passed for backspace
backspaceImg number 'backspace.png' Image to use for backspace. Default one is used if nothing provided. To use image from version 1.0.7 and below, use require('./node_modules/react-native-virtual-keyboard/src/backspace_old.png')
applyBackspaceTint bool true tint backspace with tintColor style option, or leave it as it is
decimal bool false display '.' decimal on keyboard
rowStyle style - override style for rows
cellStyle style - override style for cells