Solved: How to set Custom height for Widget in GridView in Flutter?

Question

Asked by Ajay K on January 23, 2018 (source).

Even after specifying the height for Container GridView, my code is producing square widgets.

class MyHomePage extends StatefulWidget {
  MyHomePage({Key key, this.title}) : super(key: key);

  final String title;

  @override
  _MyHomePageState createState() => new _MyHomePageState();
}

class _MyHomePageState extends State<MyHomePage> {
  List<String> widgetList = ['A', 'B', 'C'];

  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return new Scaffold(
      appBar: new AppBar(
        title: new Text(widget.title),
      ),
      body: new Container(
        child: new GridView.count(
          crossAxisCount: 2,
          controller: new ScrollController(keepScrollOffset: false),
          shrinkWrap: true,
          scrollDirection: Axis.vertical,
          children: widgetList.map((String value) {
            return new Container(
              height: 250.0,
              color: Colors.green,
              margin: new EdgeInsets.all(1.0),
              child: new Center(
                child: new Text(
                  value,
                  style: new TextStyle(fontSize: 50.0,color: Colors.white),
                ),
              ),
            );
          }).toList(),
        ),
      ),
    );
  }
}

The output of the code above is as shown on the left. How can I get a GridView with custom height widget as shown on the right?

output Required Output

Answer

Question answered by Razvan C (source).

The key is the childAspectRatio. This value is use to determine the layout in GridView. In order to get the desired aspect you have to set it to the (itemWidth / itemHeight). The solution would be this:

class MyHomePage extends StatefulWidget {
  MyHomePage({Key key, this.title}) : super(key: key);

  final String title;

  @override
  _MyHomePageState createState() => new _MyHomePageState();
}

class _MyHomePageState extends State<MyHomePage> {
  List<String> widgetList = ['A', 'B', 'C'];

  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    var size = MediaQuery.of(context).size;

    /*24 is for notification bar on Android*/
    final double itemHeight = (size.height - kToolbarHeight - 24) / 2;
    final double itemWidth = size.width / 2;

    return new Scaffold(
      appBar: new AppBar(
        title: new Text(widget.title),
      ),
      body: new Container(
        child: new GridView.count(
          crossAxisCount: 2,
          childAspectRatio: (itemWidth / itemHeight),
          controller: new ScrollController(keepScrollOffset: false),
          shrinkWrap: true,
          scrollDirection: Axis.vertical,
          children: widgetList.map((String value) {
            return new Container(
              color: Colors.green,
              margin: new EdgeInsets.all(1.0),
              child: new Center(
                child: new Text(
                  value,
                  style: new TextStyle(
                    fontSize: 50.0,
                    color: Colors.white,
                  ),
                ),
              ),
            );
          }).toList(),
        ),
      ),
    );
  }
}
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