icon(name, class = NULL, lib = "font-awesome")


name Name of icon. Icons are drawn from the Font Awesome library. Note that the "fa-" prefix should not be used in icon names (i.e. the "fa-calendar" icon should be referred to as "calendar")
class Additional classes to customize the style of the icon (see the usage examples for details on supported styles).
lib Icon library to use ("font-awesome" is only one currently supported)

Create an icon


An icon element


Create an icon for use within a page. Icons can appear on their own, inside of a button, or as an icon for a tabPanel within a navbarPage.


icon("calendar") # standard icon
<i class="fa fa-calendar"></i>
icon("calendar", "fa-3x") # 3x normal size
<i class="fa fa-calendar fa-3x"></i>
# add an icon to a submit button submitButton("Update View", icon = icon("refresh"))
<div> <button type="submit" class="btn btn-primary"> <i class="fa fa-refresh"></i> Update View </button> </div>
shinyUI(navbarPage("App Title", tabPanel("Plot", icon = icon("bar-chart-o")), tabPanel("Summary", icon = icon("list-alt")), tabPanel("Table", icon = icon("table")) ))