Themes
Universal Dashboard v3 is built on Material UI. Material UI provides a built-in theme system that UD now takes advantage of. You can utilize this theme system by providing a hashtable of options to the New-UDDashboard 's -Theme parameter.
Here's an example of changing the theme's main color.
$Theme = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
main = '#111111'
}
}
}
New-UDDashboard -Theme $Theme -Title 'Hello' -Content {
New-UDButton -Text "Test " -OnClick {
Show-UDToast -Message 'HEllo'
}
}
Note that when specifying keys that require a number, ensure that the key is specified as a string.
grey = @{
'50' = '#fafafa'
'100' = '#f5f5f5'
'200' = '#eeeeee'
'300' = '#e0e0e0'
'400' = '#bdbdbd'
'500' = '#9e9e9e'
'600' = '#757575'
'700' = '#616161'
'800' = '#424242'
'900' = '#212121'
A100 = '#d5d5d5'
A200 = '#aaaaaa'
A400 = '#303030'
A700 = '#616161'
contrastThreshold = '3'
getContrastText = 'f E()'
augmentColor = 'f B()'
tonalOffset = '0.2'
}

Setting the default theme

You can set the default theme to either Light or Dark using the -DefaultTheme parameter.
New-UDDashboard -Title 'Hello' -Content {
New-UDButton -Text "Test " -OnClick {
Show-UDToast -Message 'HEllo'
}
} -DefaultTheme dark

Changing the background color

You can change the page background color by setting the background default color. To adjust the header background color, set the primary main color.
$Theme = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
main = '#876a38'
}
background = @{
default = '#876a38'
}
}
}
New-UDDashboard -Theme $Theme -Title 'Hello' -Content {
New-UDButton -Text 'Hello'
}

Supporting dark and light palettes

To support dark and light palettes, you can define a dark and light sections in your hashtable. They have the same properties as a theme.
$Theme = @{
light = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
main = "#fff"
}
}
}
dark = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
main = "#333"
}
}
}
}
New-UDDashboard -Theme $Theme -Title 'Hello' -Content {
New-UDButton -Text 'Hello'
}

Changing the font size

To change the font size, set the typography fontSize property.
$Theme = @{
typography = @{
fontSize = 20
}
}
New-UDDashboard -Theme $Theme -Title 'Hello' -Content {
New-UDButton -Text 'Hello'
}

Changing default button colors

$Theme = @{
palette = @{
grey = @{
'300' = '#000'
}
}
}
New-UDDashboard -Theme $Theme -Title 'Hello' -Content {
New-UDButton -Text 'Small Button'
}
For a full list of options available for the theme system, you can look at the default theme for Material UI.

Component Overrides

You can override any component CSS value using the theme engine. In order to override a component's base theming, you will need to identify the CSS class name applied to that element.
To identify a component's CSS classes, use the developer tools of your browser. Right click on the component you wish to style and click Inspect Element.
This will highlight the HTML elements that make up that component. In the image below, you will see we have numerous CSS classes being applied such as:
  • MuiButtonBase-root
  • MuiButton-root
  • MuiButton-label
  • MuiTouchRipple-root
In order to override these various elements, you will need to add an overrides key to your theme.
$Theme = @{
overrides = @{
}
}
Next, you'll need to add keys to the overrides for each element you wish to modify. Notice that I have not included the portion of the class name after the hyphen.
$Theme = @{
overrides = @{
MuiButton = @{
}
}
}
Now, add the subitems you wish to modify to the class name.
$Theme = @{
overrides = @{
MuiButton = @{
root = @{
}
label = @{
}
}
}
}
The last step is to define the CSS properties you wish to apply to elements that use these classes.
$Theme = @{
overrides = @{
MuiButton = @{
root = @{
padding = 20
}
label = @{
fontSize = 40
}
}
}
}
For more examples, look at the Onepirate and Paperbase themes below that include many component overrides.

Example Themes

Sand

Sand Theme
$Theme = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
light = '#ffe8d6'
main = '#ddbea9'
dark = '#cb997e'
}
secondary = @{
light = '#b7b7a4'
main = '#a5a58d'
dark = '#6b705c'
}
}
}

Compliment

$Theme = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
light = '#e9c46a'
main = '#2a9d8f'
dark = '#264653'
}
secondary = @{
light = '#e9c46a'
main = '#f4a261'
dark = '#e76f51'
}
}
}

Pastel

$Theme = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
light = '#ffcdb2'
main = '#ffb4a2'
dark = '#e5989b'
}
secondary = @{
light = '#e5989b'
main = '#b5838d'
dark = '#6d6875'
}
}
}

Onepirate

Based on the Material UI theme, Onepirate.
$Theme = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
light = '#69696a'
main = '#28282a'
dark = '#1e1e1f'
}
secondary = @{
light = '#fff5f8'
main = '#ff3366'
dark = '#e62958'
}
warning = @{
main = '#ffc071'
dark = '#ffb25e'
}
error = @{
xLight = '#ffebee'
main = '#f44336'
dark = '#d32f2f'
}
success = @{
xLight = '#e8f5e9'
main = '#4caf50'
dark = '#388e3c'
}
}
typography = @{
fontFamily = "'Work Sans', sans-serif"
fontSize = 14
fontWeightLight = 300
fontWeightRegular = 400
fontWeightMedium = 700
fontFamilySecondary = "'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif"
h1 = @{
letterSpacing = 0
fontSize = 60
}
h2 = @{
fontSize = 48
}
h3 = @{
fontSize = 42
}
h4 = @{
fontSize = 36
}
h5 = @{
fontSize = 20
fontWeight = 100
}
h6 = @{
fontSize = 18
}
subtitle1 = @{
fontSize = 18
}
body = @{
fontSize = 16
}
body2 = @{
fontSize = 14
}
}
overrides = @{
MuiButton = @{
root = @{
borderRadius = 0
fontWeight = 300
fontFamily = "'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif"
padding = 10
fontSize = 14
boxShadow = 'none'
}
}
MuiInput = @{
root = @{
padding = 0
backgroundColor = 'white'
'label + &' = @{
marginTop = 3
}
}
input = @{
fontSize = 16
padding = 16
border = '1px solid #e9ddd0'
'&:focus' = @{
borderColor = '#ff3366'
}
}
'underline:after' = @{
borderBottom = 'none'
}
}
MuiInputLabel = @{
root = @{
fontSize = 18
}
}
MuiFormControl = @{
root = @{
border = 'none'
}
}
MuiCard = @{
root = @{
boxShadow = 'none'
}
}
MuiPaper = @{
root = @{
backgroundColor = '#fff5f8'
}
rounded = @{
borderRadius = 0
}
}
}
}
The dashboard used to generate the above image is included below.
New-UDDashboard -Theme $theme -Title "Onepirate" -Content {
New-UDTypography -Text 'Upgrade your Sundays' -Variant h2 -Align Center
New-UDTypography -Text 'Enjoy secret offers up to -70% off the best luxury hotels every Sunday.' -Variant h5 -Align Center
New-UDElement -Tag div -Attributes @{
style = @{
textAlign = 'center'
}
} -Content {
New-UDButton -Text 'Register' -Color secondary
}
New-UDCard -Title 'SIGN UP' -Content {
New-UDForm -Content {
New-UDTextbox -Label 'EMAIL ADDRESS'
} -OnSubmit {
}
} -Elevation 0
}

Paperbase

Paperbase in Universal Dashboard
Based on the Material UI theme, Paperbase.
$Theme = @{
palette = @{
primary = @{
light = '#63ccff'
main = '#009be5'
dark = '#006db3'
}
}
typography = @{
h5 = @{
fontWeight = 500
fontSize = 26
letterSpacing = 0.5
}
}
shape = @{
borderRadius = 8
}
mixins = @{
toolbar = @{
minHeight = 48
}
}
overrides = @{
MuiDrawer = @{
paper = @{
backgroundColor = '#081627'
}
}
MuiButton = @{
label = @{
textTransform = 'none'
}
contained = @{
boxShadow = 'none'
'&:active' = @{
boxShadow = 'none'
}
}
}
MuiTabs = @{
root = @{
marginLeft = 1
}
indicator = @{
height = 3
borderTopLeftRadius = 3
borderTopRightRadius = 3
backgroundColor = '#000'
}
}
MuiTab = @{
root = @{
textTransform = 'none'
margin = '0 16px'
minWidth = 0
padding = 0
}
}
MuiIconButton = @{
root = @{
padding = 1
}
}
MuiTooltip = @{
tooltip = @{
borderRadius = 4
}
}
MuiDivider = @{
root = @{
backgroundColor = 'rgb(255,255,255,0.15)'
}
}
MuiListItemButton = @{
root = @{
'&.Mui-selected' = @{
color = '#4fc3f7'
}
}
}
MuiListItemText = @{
primary = @{
color = 'rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.7) '
fontSize = 14
fontWeight = 500
}
}
MuiListItemIcon = @{
root = @{
color = 'rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.7) '
minWidth = 'auto'
marginRight = 2
'& svg' = @{
fontSize = 20
}
}
}
MuiAvatar = @{
root = @{
width = 32
height = 32
}
}
}
}
This the dashboard used to create the above image.
$Navigation = @(
New-UDListItem -Label "Home"
New-UDListItem -Label "Getting Started" -Children {
New-UDListItem -Label "Installation" -Icon (New-UDIcon -Icon envelope) -OnClick { Invoke-UDRedirect '/installation' }
New-UDListItem -Label "Usage" -Icon (New-UDIcon -Icon edit) -OnClick { Invoke-UDRedirect '/usage' }
New-UDListItem -Label "FAQs" -Icon (New-UDIcon -Icon trash) -OnClick { Invoke-UDRedirect '/faqs' }
New-UDListItem -Label "System Requirements" -Icon (New-UDIcon -Icon bug) -OnClick { Invoke-UDRedirect '/requirements' }
New-UDListItem -Label "Purchasing" -OnClick { Invoke-UDRedirect '/purchasing'}
}
)
New-UDDashboard -Theme $theme -Title "Paperbase" -Content {
New-UDButton -Text 'Add user' -Color primary
New-UDCard -Title 'User Info' -Content {
"No users for this project yet."
}
} -Navigation $Navigation -NavigationLayout Permanent
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Setting the default theme
Changing the background color
Supporting dark and light palettes
Changing the font size
Changing default button colors
Component Overrides
Example Themes
Sand
Compliment
Pastel
Onepirate
Paperbase