How to Create a Chip TextField Input in Flutter

In this Google flutter code example we are going to learn how to create a chip text field input in flutter.

The code is based on flutter version 1.0.0

Main.dart (App entry point)

import 'package:flutter/material.dart';
import 'week3/chip_input_field_task-4.dart';

void main() => runApp(MyApp());

class MyApp extends StatelessWidget {
  // This widget is the root of your application.
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return MaterialApp(
      title: 'Flutter Demo',
      debugShowCheckedModeBanner: false,
      theme: ThemeData(
        // This is the theme of your application.
        // Try running your application with "flutter run". You'll see the
        // application has a blue toolbar. Then, without quitting the app, try
        // changing the primarySwatch below to and then invoke
        // "hot reload" (press "r" in the console where you ran "flutter run",
        // or simply save your changes to "hot reload" in a Flutter IDE).
        // Notice that the counter didn't reset back to zero; the application
        // is not restarted.
      //home: MyHomePage(title: 'Flutter Demo Home Page'),
      home: ChipInputField(),
import 'package:flutter/material.dart';

class ChipInputField extends StatelessWidget {
  TextEditingController _textFieldController = TextEditingController();

  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(
      appBar: AppBar(
        title: Text('Chip Input Field Example'),
      body: Center(
        child: Padding(
          //Add padding around textfield
          padding: EdgeInsets.symmetric(horizontal: 25.0),
          child: InputChip(
            avatar: Icon(
            label: TextField(
              controller: _textFieldController,
              decoration: InputDecoration(hintText: "A Chip input field"),
            labelPadding: EdgeInsets.symmetric(horizontal: 15.0, vertical: 5.0),

flutter chip text field

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