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TextBox.Rows Property

Gets or sets the number of rows displayed in a multiline text box.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

[ThemeableAttribute(false)] 
public virtual int Rows { get; set; }
/** @property */
public int get_Rows ()

/** @property */
public void set_Rows (int value)

public function get Rows () : int

public function set Rows (value : int)

Property Value

The number of rows in a multiline text box. The default is 0, which displays a two-line text box.

Use the Rows property to specify the number of rows displayed in a multiline text box.

NoteNote

This property is applicable only when the TextMode property is set to TextBoxMode.MultiLine.

This property cannot be set by themes or style sheet themes. For more information, see ThemeableAttribute and ASP.NET Themes and Skins Overview.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Rows property to specify a height of 5 rows for a multiline TextBox control.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<html> 

<head>

   <script runat="server">

      protected void SubmitButton_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      {
         
         Message.Text = "Thank you for your comment: <br>" + Comment.Text;

      }

      protected void Check_Change(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      {
         
         Comment.Wrap = WrapCheckBox.Checked;
         Comment.ReadOnly = ReadOnlyCheckBox.Checked;

      }

   </script>

</head>

<body>

   <form runat="server">

      <h3> MultiLine TextBox Example </h3>

      
      Please enter a comment and click the submit button. 

      <br><br> 
            
      <asp:TextBox ID="Comment"
           TextMode="MultiLine"
           Columns="50"
           Rows="5"
           runat="server"/>

      <br>

      <asp:RequiredFieldValidator
           ID="Value1RequiredValidator"
           ControlToValidate="Comment"
           ErrorMessage="Please enter a comment.<br>"
           Display="Dynamic"
           runat="server"/>                         

      <asp:CheckBox ID="WrapCheckBox"
           Text="Wrap Text"
           Checked="True"
           AutoPostBack="True"
           OnCheckedChanged="Check_Change"
           runat="server"/>

      &nbsp;&nbsp;

      <asp:CheckBox ID="ReadOnlyCheckBox"
           Text="ReadOnly"
           Checked="False"
           AutoPostBack="True"
           OnCheckedChanged="Check_Change"
           runat="server"/>

      &nbsp;&nbsp;

      <asp:Button ID="SubmitButton"
           Text="Submit"
           OnClick="SubmitButton_Click"
           runat="server"/>

      <hr>

      <asp:Label ID="Message"
           runat="server"/>

   </form>

</body>
</html>

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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