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https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/vectors-one-forms-and-gradients.82943/The gradient in different coordinate systems is dependent on a metric

But the 1-form is not dependent on a metric. It is a metric independent mapping. Is that correct first of all ?

But I also see that the 1-form is defined in term of a gradient. Is that accurate ?

So is the 1-form dependent on a metric ? I am really confused. So any clarifications would help.