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    TextArea disable auto vertical expand after pressing enter

    Asked by NETiNFORM on July 15, 2016 at 05:07 PM


    You have to forgive me for some BAD English , i am not from any country of English idiom.

    I have a text box (Rich Text)

    And I would like it to have fixed sizes both vertical and horizontal.

    I did not want any function to change it's size.


    I've already done was to Disable the drag resize function;


    textarea {resize: none;}

    [/ Code]


    But this does not prevent the element "textarea" to auto increase vertically,

    if the "enter" key is pressed, at bottom of the "textarea".


    It would be possible to add a vertical scroll bar instead of having this auto size increase automatically.




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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_G on July 15, 2016 at 10:01 PM

    You can try to add the CSS codes below to your form: 

    .form-textarea-limit>span>div:nth-child(2) {

        max-height: 372px !important;

        overflow: hidden !important;


    Here's how it will look like: 

    Here's the link to the clone version of your form where I have applied the codes above: 


    I hope this helps. Please let us know if you need any further assistance. Thank you.

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    Answered by NETiNFORM on July 16, 2016 at 04:56 AM

    Thanks @Mike_G

    It Works wonderful...


    I've try something like that

    but in the wrong field.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_G on July 16, 2016 at 06:38 AM

    You're welcome. I'm glad that I was able to help. If you need any further assistance. Please feel free to contact us anytime.

    Thank you.