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Bootstrap Horizontal Form With Simple Form

Posted by Weston Ganger on March 18, 2015

I had endless issues trying to get horizontal-form in bootstrap 3 to play nice with simple_form. It doesnt really seem like there is an easy way.

Enter simple_form_bootstrap3. You get alternative methods to use so instead of simple_form_for you can use horizontal_form_for


<%= horizontal_form_for @post do |f| %>
  <%= f.input :name %>
<% end %>

You will have problems if you want to have horizontal and inline fields in the same form, in that case use compact_form_for and add the labels and columns manually

If anyone has a better solution or one that works easily in the regular simple_form gem I would love to hear about it


Posted in Rails and Tagged with simple_form bootstrap rails horizontal-form 


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