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Sunday, January 23, 2011

How to Add a Scrolling Text Box

From time to time it is nice to add extra content outside of the main post.  In this case a scrolling text box comes in quite handy.

Here's the code:

>textarea cols="50" rows="30">type your text here</textarea<
* change the opening > to < and the closing < to >

Here is how it looks:


John | Retro Programming said...

Somehow the closing textarea tag has been eaten. :-P

I usually use a div for a similar effect :-)

[div style="border: 1px solid black"]
type you text here

Garden Gnome said...

Thanks for letting me know John. It's there now :) I'll try your way as well to see what it looks like. Thanks for the tip.

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