The columns features is very powerful. It allows you to create a columnar layout of fields on your form. This is helpful when you have MANY fields to add to your form and this allows you to place fields side by side.
- Drag the column component onto your form. You can even drag them into Panels.
- When working with columns, the number to remember is 12. 12 is the total width of any column row. so you can have a variety of column widths as log as they total up to 12. See the below examples.
Column widths of 6 and 6 (6+6=12) would yield 2 columns of equal length side by side.
Column widths of 4, 4, and 4 (4+4+4=12) would yield 3 columns of equal length side by side.
Column widths of 6, 3, and 3 (6+3+3=12) would yield 3 columns with the first 2 being equal length and the third being shorter
Column widths of 3, 3, 3, and 3 (3+3+3+3=12) would yield 4 columns of equal length side by side.
You can create a variety of combinations to suit your forms for your specific needs.