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    CSS: How to change hint color of textarea

    Asked by buraksusann on November 08, 2013 at 04:03 AM



    I have a problem with Hint example on text box and text area. I injected the code: 

    ::-webkit-input-placeholder {color:#2a2a2a;}:-moz-placeholder {color:#2a2a2a;}

    in order to change text color of hint example and it works, however, text area hint example color is not what I changed or what I want. it looks different from text box hint area. I dont want to use default value since I am using hint example as label.


    This is my form;


    please help me with this.

    thanks in advance,


    best regads,



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    Answered by buraksusann on November 08, 2013 at 04:39 AM

    Additionally, how can I prevent small scroll bar in the PLZ box on the picture above? This box has 5 digit number restriction and I dont want small scrolling effect on the right side of the box. I tried to change witdth of the input but scroll bar was still there.  Is it possible to get rif of it?

    Thanks in advance,



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    Answered by pinoytech on November 08, 2013 at 07:56 AM

    Hi Burak,

    Thank you for contacting us! With regards on your query, please try to inject this custom css into your form.

    For textarea hint:

    .form-custom-hint {

    color: #2a2a2a !important;


    For spinner tool:


    input[type=number]::-webkit-outer-spin-button {

    -webkit-appearance: none;

    margin: 0;


    Feel free to contact us again if you need further assistance.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by buraksusann on November 08, 2013 at 12:25 PM

    Thanks you so much. It worked.

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    Answered by ardy0689 on November 08, 2013 at 01:37 PM

    On behalf of my colleague, you are welcome, if you need further assistance, kindly create and open a new thread. Thank you