Textarea rows Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Textarea


The rows property sets or gets the rows attribute of a text area, which sets the visible number of lines in a text area.

Set the rows property with the following Values

Value Description
number Sets the visible number of rows in the text area

Return Value

A Number, representing the height of the text area, in characters

The following code shows how to change the number of visible rows for a text area:

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>

<textarea id="myTextarea" rows="4" cols="50">
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<button type="button" onclick="myFunction()">Test</button>

function myFunction() {
    document.getElementById("myTextarea").rows = "10";


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