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Use one timeline with multiple components in react

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I just started learning react.js with gsap and stuck at this point


useEffect(() => {

	const cx = gsap.context(() => {
		const tl = gsap.timeline({
                scrollTrigger: {
                    trigger: '.home',
                    start: 'top top',
                    end: "+=" + window.innerHeight * 3,
                    pin: true,
                    scrub: 1
            }, main_ref)
        return ()=>{


my question is that, How can I declare this timeline globally because I want to use this timeline in multiple components or there is any other way to perform the same thing.

And yeah, this timeline is declared in the App.jsx file which is the main file of my project. 


Thanks in advance.



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It's pretty tough to troubleshoot without a minimal demo - if you're using React.js you can use this starter template.


Please don't include your whole project. Just some colored <div> elements and the GSAP code is best (avoid frameworks if possible). See if you can recreate the issue with as few dependancies as possible. If not, incrementally add code bit by bit until it breaks. Usually people solve their own issues during this process! If not, then at least we have a reduced test case which greatly increases your chances of getting a relevant answer.


Here's a starter CodePen that loads all the plugins. Just click "fork" at the bottom right and make your minimal demo

See the Pen aYYOdN by GreenSock (@GreenSock) on CodePen


If you're using something like React/Next/Vue/Nuxt or some other framework, you may find StackBlitz easier to use. We have a series of collections with different templates for you to get started on these different frameworks: React/Next/Vue/Nuxt.


Once we see an isolated demo, we'll do our best to jump in and help with your GSAP-specific questions. 

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