Dynamic forms extension for Covalent


0.10.12 years ago3 years agoMinified + gzip package size for @noaestudio/forms in KB



API Summary


  • elements: ITdDynamicElementConfig[]
    • JS Object that will render the elements depending on its config.
    • [name] property is required.

Properties (Read only)

  • form: FormGroup
    • Getter property for dynamic [FormGroup].
  • valid: boolean
    • Getter property for [valid] of dynamic [FormGroup].
  • value: any
    • Getter property for [value] of dynamic [FormGroup].
  • errors: {[name: string]: any}
    • Getter property for [errors] of dynamic [FormGroup].
  • controls: {[key: string]: AbstractControl}
    • Getter property for [controls] of dynamic [FormGroup].


  • refresh: function
    • Refreshes the form and rerenders all validator/element modifications


Import the [CovalentDynamicFormsModule] in your NgModule:

import { CovalentDynamicFormsModule } from '@covalent/dynamic-forms';
  imports: [
export class MyModule {}


td-dynamic-forms element generates a form dynamically

Pass an array of javascript objects that implement [ITdDynamicElementConfig] with the information to be rendered to the [elements] attribute.

export interface ITdDynamicElementConfig {
  label?: string;
  name: string;
  type: TdDynamicType | TdDynamicElement;
  required?: boolean;
  min?: any;
  max?: any;
  minLength?: string;
  maxLength?: string;
  selections?: any[];
  default?: any;
  validators?: ITdDynamicElementValidator[];

Example for HTML usage:

<td-dynamic-forms [elements]="elements">
  <ng-template let-element ngFor [ngForOf]="elements">
    <ng-template let-control="control" [tdDynamicFormsError]="element.name">
      <span *ngIf="control.touched || !control.pristine">
        <span *ngIf="control.hasError('required')">Required</span>
        <span *ngIf="control.hasError('min')">Min value: {{element.min}}</span>
        <span *ngIf="control.hasError('max')">Max value: {{element.max}}</span>
        <span *ngIf="control.hasError('minlength')">Min length value: {{element.minLength}}</span>
        <span *ngIf="control.hasError('maxlength')">Max length value: {{element.minLength}}</span>
import { ITdDynamicElementConfig, TdDynamicElement, TdDynamicType } from '@covalent/dynamic-forms';
export class Demo {
  elements: ITdDynamicElementConfig[] = [{
    name: 'input',
    type: TdDynamicElement.Input,
    required: true,
  }, {
    name: 'textLength',
    label: 'Text Length',
    type: TdDynamicElement.Input,
    minLength: 4,
    maxLength: 12,
  }, {
    name: 'number',
    type: TdDynamicType.Number,
    min: 10,
    max: 80,
  }, {
    name: 'slider',
    label: 'Label',
    type: TdDynamicElement.Slider,
    required: true,
  }, {
    name: 'boolean',
    type: TdDynamicType.Boolean,
    default: false,
  }, {
    name: 'select',
    type: TdDynamicElement.Select,
    required: true,
    selections: ['A','B','C'],
    default: 'A',
  }, {
    name: 'file-input',
    label: 'Label',
    type: TdDynamicElement.FileInput,
  }, {
    name: 'datepicker',
    label: 'Date',
    type: TdDynamicElement.Datepicker,

Note: To use the datepicker you need to provide an implementation of DateAdapter.. click [here] for more information on the material datepicker(https://material.angular.io/components/datepicker/overview#choosing-a-date-implementation-and-date-format-settings)

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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