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function useContext<T>(context: Context<T>): T

Used to grab context within a context provider scope to allow for deep passing of props without having to pass them through each Component function.

const [state, { increment, decrement }] = useContext(CounterContext)

It is often a good idea to wrap useContext in a function like so:

function useCounterContext() {
const context = useContext(CounterContext)
if (!context) {
throw new Error("useCounterContext: cannot find a CounterContext")
return context

See the API reference of createContext for the explanation of what this solves.

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