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Version: 8.1

Perspective - Icon

Component Palette Icon:


The Icon component provides access to a collection of Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) images, chosen to be useful as icons in a Perspective session.

The materials icon library is a primary source for icons, see You can also add your own custom repository of icons. For more information on icons, see Images and Icons in Perspective.


When attempting to change the color of an icon via style class, set the desired color using the Text category's Color property.


Most Properties have binding options. For more information on Bindings, see Types of Bindings in Perspective. This section only documents the Props Category of properties. The other Categories are described on the Perspective Component Properties page.

NameDescriptionProperty Type
pathShorthand path to icon source, in format: library/IconName (e.g., material/3d_rotation). See Icons for more information about available icons.value: string
colorColor of the icon. See Color Selector.color
styleUse Style to customize the visual style of the component. The Style menu contains all the tools for modifying text, background, margins, and borders. You can also specify a style class.object

Component Events

The Perspective Event Types Reference page describes all the possible component event types for Perspective components. Not all component events support each Perspective component. The Component Events and Actions page shows how to configure events and actions on a Perspective component. Component scripting is handled separately and can be accessed from the Component menubar or by right clicking on the component.


Example 1


Example 2