Intent to Prototype: form-sizing CSS property

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TAMURA, Kent

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Aug 31, 2023, 8:52:49 PM8/31/23
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Contact emails

tk...@chromium.orgikilp...@chromium.org

Explainer

https://github.com/tkent-google/explainers/blob/main/form-sizing.md

Specification

https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/pull/9251

Design docs

N/A

Summary

By 'form-sizing' property, web authors can disable fixed default sizes of form controls, and make their size depend on their content. It's very easy to provide automatically-growing text fields.



Blink component

Blink>Layout

Motivation

None



Initial public proposal

None

Search tags

cssformsform-sizing

TAG review

https://github.com/w3ctag/design-reviews/issues/883

TAG review status

Issue open

Risks



Interoperability and Compatibility



Gecko: No signal (https://github.com/mozilla/standards-positions/issues/849)

WebKit: Positive (https://github.com/WebKit/standards-positions/issues/231)

Web developers: No signals

Other signals:

WebView application risks

Does this intent deprecate or change behavior of existing APIs, such that it has potentially high risk for Android WebView-based applications?

None



Debuggability

None



Is this feature fully tested by web-platform-tests?

Yes, it should be.

Flag name on chrome://flags

None

Finch feature name

None

Non-finch justification

None

Requires code in //chrome?

False

Tracking bug

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1447058

Estimated milestones

No milestones specified



Link to entry on the Chrome Platform Status

https://chromestatus.com/feature/5176596826161152

This intent message was generated by Chrome Platform Status.

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TAMURA Kent
Software Engineer, Google


Mike Taylor

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Sep 1, 2023, 10:48:21 AM9/1/23
to TAMURA, Kent, blink-dev

On 8/31/23 7:52 PM, TAMURA, Kent wrote:

Contact emails

tk...@chromium.orgikilp...@chromium.org

Explainer

https://github.com/tkent-google/explainers/blob/main/form-sizing.md

Specification

https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/pull/9251

Design docs

N/A

Summary

By 'form-sizing' property, web authors can disable fixed default sizes of form controls, and make their size depend on their content. It's very easy to provide automatically-growing text fields.



Blink component

Blink>Layout

Motivation

None



Initial public proposal

None

Search tags

cssformsform-sizing

TAG review

https://github.com/w3ctag/design-reviews/issues/883
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TAMURA, Kent

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Sep 3, 2023, 6:07:29 PM9/3/23
to Mike Taylor, blink-dev
On Fri, Sep 1, 2023 at 11:48 PM Mike Taylor <mike...@chromium.org> wrote:

On 8/31/23 7:52 PM, TAMURA, Kent wrote:

Contact emails

tk...@chromium.orgikilp...@chromium.org

Explainer

https://github.com/tkent-google/explainers/blob/main/form-sizing.md

Specification

https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/pull/9251

Design docs

N/A

Summary

By 'form-sizing' property, web authors can disable fixed default sizes of form controls, and make their size depend on their content. It's very easy to provide automatically-growing text fields.



Blink component

Blink>Layout

Motivation

None



Initial public proposal

None

Search tags

cssformsform-sizing

TAG review

https://github.com/w3ctag/design-reviews/issues/883
https://github.com/w3ctag/design-reviews/issues/890 seems to be the correct link.

You're right!  Thank you for pointing it out.
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