How to increase the width of Text Area?

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    Asked on August 18, 2020 at 07:41 PM

    I am working on a large application form. For questions with longer answers (essay questions), I prefer to have the question top aligned. However, when I do so, the width of the text box does not adjust accordinly. 

    How can I adjust the width of top-aligned text area boxes to align with right-aligned text boxes? Here is a visual of what I am hoping to do:

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    Answered on August 18, 2020 at 11:10 PM

    Kindly try adding the CSS code below and that should increase the width to 100%.

    [data-type="control_textarea"] .form-input-wide, textarea {

    max-width: 100% !important;


    Let us know if you have any questions or if you need further assistance. 

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    Answered on August 19, 2020 at 12:50 PM

    That worked well, thank you!

    I've also noticed that when you add a sublabel to a text box, the width will condense itself. For example:

    1597855793Screen Shot 2020-08-19 at 10.4

    IIs there a way to fix this?

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    Answered on August 19, 2020 at 07:48 PM


    Kindly add the following CSS code to your form to prevent the input from shrinking when a sub-label is added to a field. 

    span.form-sub-label-container {

        min-width: 100%!important;


    Let us know should you need more help.