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What does the component do?

  • It further expands an existing text to show more information.

When should the component be used?

  • For long additional information.


  • The text expand can only be used for texts.
  • Apart from the link ‘show less’, no further interaction elements can be used when expanded.
  • The separation of the texts must ensure that the context of all the information is clear when expanded.
  • Can only be used in multi-line texts.
  • Multiple complex structures are not permitted.
  • The text expand cannot be used for structuring elements.
  • The title and other structural elements are not permitted when collapsed.
States and variants


The component has the following states:

  • Collapsed
  • Expanded



Image of a text expand



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