By default, all buttons in the body content are styled as block-level elements so they fill the width of the screen:Button
However, if you want a more compact button that is only as wide as the text and icons inside, add the
data-inline="true" attribute to the button:
If you have multiple buttons that should sit side-by-side on the same line, add the
data-inline="true" attribute to each button. This will style the buttons to be the width of their content and float the buttons so they sit on the same line.
<a href="index.html" data-role="button" data-inline="true">Cancel</a> <a href="index.html" data-role="button" data-inline="true" data-theme="b">Save</a>
The result is this:Cancel Save
data-mini="true" to the inline buttons creates a more compact version:
If you want buttons to sit side-by-side but stretch to fill the width of the screen, you can use the content column grids to put normal full-width buttons into 2- or 3-columns.
When an icon is added to an inline button, the button will grow wider to accommodate the icon:
A mini version of the same: