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A Textarea is used to input a multiple lines of text.

In order to add a Textarea drag the shape from the Form Toolbox onto the Form and drop it at the desired location.

Sample Textarea


This Element utilizes beside the General Element Properties the following properties:

Input Parameters


A hint for the user, what to input. Hints are usually shown as tooltips if the user moves the mouse over the element or as error message if the user inputs invalid data


Specify, if the input is required or not. A form may only be submitted if all required inputs have been made.


The name of the variable, where the input will be stored in or where the preset value will be taken from.


An input verification, which will control the input. You may specify

  • None
    No input verification
  • Integer
    Only integer values may be specified
  • Float
    Only floating-point numbers may be specified
  • Currency
    Only a currency may be specified
  • Email
    Only an Email address may be specified


The number of rows visible in the form.