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HTML Textarea Tutorial

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The HTML textarea form control gives users multiple line text input widget to communicate with you.

The size of a textarea can be specified by the cols and rows attributes, or for precise control, through the CSS width and height properties.

Here's the code for that textarea:

<textarea style="width: 400px; height: 80px;">
Text here shows up inside the textarea when 
the page is loaded.

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This concludes the HTML Textarea Tutorial.
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