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FormGroup: allow setting label-cols=auto #4217


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hackel commented Oct 7, 2019

Currently, the labelCols prop only accepts a boolean or a number to explicitly define the percentage of the container the label will fill.

I would like the label to auto-size based on its contents by using the col-auto class on the label instead of col. Specifying label-cols="auto" seems like a reasonable way to do this, or perhaps another boolean prop like label-col-auto.

I can currently achieve what I want like this:

    <BInput />

In this case, the label gets both classes applied, but it works because col-auto overrides the col properties. I just don't feel like it conveys the intent well.

The desired output would be:

<div class="form-row form-group" role="group">
    <label class="col-auto col-form-label" for="input">Label</label>
    <div class="col">
        <input class="form-control" id="input" type="text">
@tmorehouse tmorehouse added Type: Enhancement PR: Minor Requires minor version bump and removed PR: Minor Requires minor version bump labels Oct 7, 2019
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I think this shouldn't be too difficult to add... it would need to be made available for all label break points

@tmorehouse tmorehouse added this to To do in 2.1.0 via automation Oct 8, 2019
@tmorehouse tmorehouse moved this from To do to In progress in 2.1.0 Oct 8, 2019
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BootstrapVue v2.1.0 has been released, which has added the ability to set label-cols to auto.

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