You can set the height and width of a textarea two ways:
- rows and cols attributes are mandatory
- CSS can override. You can set height and width in ems or px or whatever you want.
The text wraps inside the Text Area
default : )
If the text is greater than the size of the Text Area, then a Vertical Scroll Bar will appear
Also default (some browsers always give textareas scrollbars, which are disabled until the user has added enough text to need it on... this is a bit out of your control but meh. Doesn't really matter.)
Textareas, unlike text inputs, are multi-line inputs. They are built by nature to accept newline characters.
but no carriage returns are added to the text when it is INSERTED in MySQL.