Name Type Default Description
children node The content of the component.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
component union: string |
'div' The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a DOM element or a component.
elevation number 2 Shadow depth, corresponds to dp in the spec. It's accepting values between 0 and 24 inclusive.
square bool false If true, rounded corners are disabled.

Any other properties supplied will be spread to the root element.


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

  • root
  • rounded
  • elevation0
  • elevation1
  • elevation2
  • elevation3
  • elevation4
  • elevation5
  • elevation6
  • elevation7
  • elevation8
  • elevation9
  • elevation10
  • elevation11
  • elevation12
  • elevation13
  • elevation14
  • elevation15
  • elevation16
  • elevation17
  • elevation18
  • elevation19
  • elevation20
  • elevation21
  • elevation22
  • elevation23
  • elevation24

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

If using the overrides key of the theme as documented here, you need to use the following style sheet name: MuiPaper.