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Fieldset is used to group together several related form components and a label. The usage of this component helps to make these groups accessible for assistive technologies.

Fieldset consists of a mandatory label, and optionally a caption, tooltip, and error. It can be used to group together buttons, form fields, checkboxes, and similar components.

Examples

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<duet-fieldset label="Choose an option">
<duet-checkbox checked label="Option 1"></duet-checkbox>
<duet-checkbox label="Option 2"></duet-checkbox>
<duet-checkbox label="Option 3"></duet-checkbox>
</duet-fieldset>
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<duet-fieldset
label="Travel dates"
caption="This is a caption lorem ipsum blah blah dulce est decorum est, pro patri amor"
>

<duet-tooltip slot="tooltip">Lorem ipsum</duet-tooltip>
<duet-date-picker label="Departure date"></duet-date-picker>
<duet-date-picker label="Return date"></duet-date-picker>
</duet-fieldset>

Properties #

Property Attribute Description Type Default
caption caption Additional caption to show next to the label. string undefined
error error An error message to be shown next to the label. string undefined
label (required) label Label/legend displayed for the fieldset. string undefined
labelHidden label-hidden Visually hide the label, but still show it to screen readers. boolean false
margin margin Controls the margin of the component. "auto" | "none" "auto"
theme theme Theme of the fieldset. "" | "default" | "turva" ""

Slots #

Slot Description
"tooltip" Use to place a tooltip alongside the fieldset label.
"unnamed default slot" The component’s primary content. All child nodes that do not have a slot attribute defined are inserted into this primary slot.

Usage #

This section includes guidelines for designers and developers about the usage of this component in different contexts.

When to use #

  • When grouping several form controls as well as labels within a form.
  • When grouping several button components together.
  • When grouping several checkbox components together.
  • When grouping multiple checkbox type choices together.
  • When creating a date range picker.

When not to use #

Accessibility #

This component has been validated to meet the WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility guidelines. You can find additional information regarding accessibility of this component below.


Integration

For integration, event and theming guidelines, please see Using Components. This documentation explains how to implement and use Duet’s components across different technologies like Angular, React or Vanilla JavaScript.



Tutorials

Follow these practical tutorials to learn how to build simple page layouts using Duet’s CSS Framework, Web Components and other features:

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Abstract

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Building Layouts

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Using CLI Tools

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Creating Custom Patterns

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Server Side Rendering

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Sharing Prototypes

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Usage With Markdown

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VS Code

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Troubleshooting

If you experience any issues while using a component, please head over to the Support page for more guidelines and help.