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NativeSelect API

The API documentation of the NativeSelect React component. Learn more about the properties and the CSS customization points.

import NativeSelect from '@material-ui/core/NativeSelect';

An alternative to <Select native /> with a much smaller bundle size footprint.


Name Type Default Description
children node The option elements to populate the select with. Can be some <option> elements.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
IconComponent elementType ArrowDropDownIcon The icon that displays the arrow.
input element <Input /> An Input element; does not have to be a material-ui specific Input.
inputProps object Attributes applied to the select element.
onChange func Callback function fired when a menu item is selected.

function(event: object) => void
event: The event source of the callback. You can pull out the new value by accessing
value any The input value.
variant enum: 'standard' |
 'outlined' |
The variant to use.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Any other properties supplied will be provided to the root element (Input).


You can override all the class names injected by Material-UI thanks to the classes property. This property accepts the following keys:

Name Description
root Styles applied to the select component root class.
select Styles applied to the select component select class.
filled Styles applied to the select component if variant="filled".
outlined Styles applied to the select component if variant="outlined".
selectMenu Styles applied to the select component selectMenu class.
disabled Pseudo-class applied to the select component disabled class.
icon Styles applied to the select component icon class.

Have a look at the overriding styles with classes section and the implementation of the component for more detail.

If using the overrides key of the theme, you need to use the following style sheet name: MuiNativeSelect.


The properties of the Input component are also available. You can take advantage of this behavior to target nested components.


The component is fully StrictMode compatible.