Provides a universal way of rendering registered and named icons.

Basic usage

<!-- Font ligature -->
<adf-icon value="alert"></adf-icon>

<!-- ADF Thumbnail Service -->
<adf-icon value="image/png"></adf-icon>

<!-- Custom icon from MatIconRegistry -->
<adf-icon value="my-company:my-icon"></adf-icon>

Class members


NameTypeDefault valueDescription
colorThemePaletteTheme color palette for the component.
valuestringIcon value, which can be either a ligature name or a custom icon in the format [namespace]:[name].


You can register custom SVG files as named icons in the format [namespace]:[name].

The example below shows how to register a new icon named adf:move_file that points to an external file within the assets folder:

import { Component, OnInit } from '@angular/core';
import { MatIconRegistry } from '@angular/material/icon';
import { DomSanitizer } from '@angular/platform-browser';

class AppComponent implements OnInit {

        private matIconRegistry: MatIconRegistry,
        private sanitizer: DomSanitizer
    ) {}

    ngOnInit() {

In the HTML, you can now use the icon as shown below:

<adf-icon value="adf:move_file"></adf-icon>

Thumbnail Service

You can also reference the icons registered with the Thumbnail Service using the adf: namespace.

<adf-icon value="adf:image/gif"></adf-icon>

See also

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