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    How to adjust textarea height to display all text inputted?

    Asked by Angelobrack on March 23, 2015 at 05:25 AM

    When I create a multiple line textbox in a form and someone writes a lot of text into it (more text than is visible, so there is a scroll-bar showing up on the side) I don't see the text that exeeds the size of the textbox if I export it into a pdf. There is a scroll-bar in the PDF file as well, but it has no use. Is there a solution to this other than to limit the amount of characters that a user can enter into such a textbox? Why not make the textbox bigger so it can display all the text when I export to pdf?


    best regards,



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    Answered by Charlie on March 23, 2015 at 10:37 AM

    Hi Angelo,

    Are you referring to the PDF version of the submission of the form "NordwandHSProJacket-Jacket-1516-SMS-OWA"? I believe it should still show the whole text inputted and not the scroll bar. Or are you referring to the fillable PDF version of the form?

    I've cloned it and made some test submissions, and I see that the text I inputted was displayed without a scroll bar:


    Here's where I get the PDF version of my cloned form's submission:


    You could also make the textarea larger, you can change the values in the columns and rows option.


    Do let us know if you need more help on this.

    Kind regards.