#StackBounty: #html #css #flexbox #reactstrap How do I right align a ButtonDrowpdown inside a ModalHeader with reactstrap?

Bounty: 50

I am pretty happy with the Modal that I have so far, except that the dropdown is not where I want it to be. I want it farther right, just to the left of the ‘x’ button. Here is the code I have so far:

<Modal isOpen={modal} toggle={toggleModal} className="modal-lg modal-dialog-scrollable" returnFocusAfterClose={false}>
    <ModalHeader toggle={toggleModal}>
        <span className="align-middle mr-auto">Modal Title</span>
        <ButtonDropdown isOpen={dropdownOpen} toggle={toggleDropdown}>
            <DropdownToggle caret color="info" className="btn-sm">
                <DropdownItem header>Header</DropdownItem>
                <DropdownItem disabled>Action</DropdownItem>
                <DropdownItem>Another Action</DropdownItem>
                <DropdownItem divider />
                <DropdownItem>Another Action</DropdownItem>
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Where I want the dropdown

I have tried to use bootstrap classes with a flex-row div around the stuff inside the ModalHeader and ml-auto on the ButtonDropdown but that didn’t work for me.

Update 1
After some time looking into this, I still can’t figure out how to solve this. I do know that the reactstrap source code is wrapping everything in a modal-title div before wrapping the modal-header around that (I found that out by looking at ModalHeader.js). To investigate further I wrote a basic example with reactstrap:

<Modal isOpen={modal} toggle={toggleModal}>
        <div className="d-flex flex-row">
        <h5 className="mr-auto">Test 1</h5>
        <h5>Test 2</h5>
        Lorem ipsum .

This gets rendered to the following html and css:

<div class="modal-header">
    <h5 class="modal-title">
        <div class="d-flex flex-row">
        <h5 class="mr-auto">Test 1</h5>
        <h5>Test 2</h5>
.modal-header {
    display: flex;
    align-items: flex-start;
    justify-content: space-between;
    padding: 1rem 1rem;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #dee2e6;
    border-top-left-radius: calc(.3rem - 1px);
    border-top-right-radius: calc(.3rem - 1px);

.modal-title {
    margin-bottom: 0;
    line-height: 1.5;

This still doesn’t work, though: "Test 1" and "Test 2" are right next to each other as opposed to 1 on the left and 2 on the right. I know that if I remove the modal header display:flex that it looks like it’s fixed but I’m not really sure why. I don’t think the modal-title is the issue.

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