Shimmer control

A control used to display a loading experience.


Full documentation and source code found in the GitHub code components repository.

Shimmer control.


This code component provides a wrapper around the Fluent UI Shimmer control bound to a button for use in canvas & custom pages.

Key properties

Property Description
Items The action items to render
Rows The action items to render
SpacebetweenShimmer Space or Gap between each Shimmer incase of multiple rows.

Items properties

Each Record in the below Table contains can have following values.

Property Description
ItemKey Required. The key to use to indicate specific ShimmerElement. The keys must be unique.
ItemType Required. The Shimmer element type from the list of three shimmer elements, i.e. circle, gap & line.
ItemRowKey Required. The key to use to indicate the RowKey and establish relationship.
ItemHeight Height of ShimmerElement
ItemWidth Width of ShimmerElement
ItemVerticalAlign To specify how the element should align. i.e. 'top', 'center' or'bottom'.

Example Power Fx formula:


Rows (rows_Items) Property value

Each Record in the below Table contains can have following values.

Property Description
RowKey Required. The key to use to indicate specific Shimmer, and when adding sub items. The keys must be unique.
RowOrder The order by which the Shimmer should render
RowCount Number of Shimmers to render
RowWidth Width of Shimmer

Example Power Fx formula:

        RowKey: "1",
        RowWidth: 100

Style Properties

Property Description
Theme Accepts a JSON string that is generated using Fluent UI Theme Designer ( Leaving this blank will use the default theme defined by Power Apps. See theming for guidance on how to configure.
AccessibilityLabel Screen reader aria-label

Example Theme

The Theme JSON string is passed to the component property, whilst the varTheme can be used to style other standard components such as buttons using the individual colors.

For more information on the color palette to be used while working with Shimmer, refer IShimmerColors Interface section of IShimmerElement documentation.


This code component can only be used in canvas apps and custom pages.