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FormControlLabel API

The API documentation of the FormControlLabel React component. Learn more about the props and the CSS customization points.


import FormControlLabel from '@material-ui/core/FormControlLabel';
// or
import { FormControlLabel } from '@material-ui/core';

You can learn more about the difference by reading this guide.

Drop in replacement of the Radio, Switch and Checkbox component. Use this component if you want to display an extra label.

Component name

The MuiFormControlLabel name can be used for providing default props or style overrides at the theme level.


Name Type Default Description
checked bool If true, the component appears selected.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
control* element A control element. For instance, it can be be a Radio, a Switch or a Checkbox.
disabled bool If true, the control will be disabled.
inputRef ref Pass a ref to the input element.
label node The text to be used in an enclosing label element.
labelPlacement 'bottom'
| 'end'
| 'start'
| 'top'
'end' The position of the label.
onChange func Callback fired when the state is changed.

function(event: object) => void
event: The event source of the callback. You can pull out the new checked state by accessing (boolean).
value any The value of the component.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Any other props supplied will be provided to the root element (native element).


Rule name Global class Description
root .MuiFormControlLabel-root Styles applied to the root element.
labelPlacementStart .MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementStart Styles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="start".
labelPlacementTop .MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementTop Styles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="top".
labelPlacementBottom .MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementBottom Styles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="bottom".
disabled .Mui-disabled Pseudo-class applied to the root element if disabled={true}.
label .MuiFormControlLabel-label Styles applied to the label's Typography component.

You can override the style of the component thanks to one of these customization points:

If that's not sufficient, you can check the implementation of the component for more detail.