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adjusting textbox height

ddtpmyra
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Im trying to adjust the height of my text box and even I put height=100 still it display as regular text box. How can I make it larger?

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  1. <input type="text" name="description"  
  2. size="80" height="100" >
Oct 3 '08 #1
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Atli
5,058 Expert 4TB
Hi.

Seeing as this is in no way related to PHP, I am gong to move this over to the HTML/CSS forum.

Please try to post your questions in the appropriate forums.

Thanks
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Oct 4 '08 #2
Atli
5,058 Expert 4TB
Have you considered the <textarea> element?

Or, if you want to use a normal textbox, you could try setting the CSS style, rather then use the ancient "height" attribute.

Like:
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  1. <input type="text" style="height: 100px;" />
The best way would of course be to include this in an external CSS stylesheet, but that is hardly worth creating one if you don't already use them.

Note that this will not add more lines to the box, it will only stretch the height around that single line. If you need multiple lines, use <textarea>
Oct 4 '08 #3
ddtpmyra
333 100+
this is a code under my my php script its not a html file
Oct 6 '08 #4
acoder
16,027 Expert Mod 8TB
Yes, but the generated code is HTML.
Oct 6 '08 #5
Atli
5,058 Expert 4TB
this is a code under my my php script its not a html file
The first thing any PHP tutorial teaches is that PHP is usually used to generate HTML. Even tho your HTML is within a PHP file, it is still HTML and can therefor be used just as you would use it in a HTML file.
Oct 6 '08 #6
ddtpmyra
333 100+
thanks for the information Atli
Oct 7 '08 #7
ddtpmyra
333 100+
Here's what I did and It work as I expected.

<textarea name="description" rows="5" cols="40"></textarea>
Oct 14 '08 #8

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