TextAreaExtensions.TextAreaFor(Of TModel, TProperty) Method (HtmlHelper(Of TModel), Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty)), Int32, Int32, IDictionary(Of String, Object))

Returns an HTML textarea element for each property in the object that is represented by the specified expression using the specified HTML attributes and the number of rows and columns.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc.Html
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)

<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function TextAreaFor(Of TModel, TProperty) ( _
	htmlHelper As HtmlHelper(Of TModel), _
	expression As Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty)), _
	rows As Integer, _
	columns As Integer, _
	htmlAttributes As IDictionary(Of String, Object) _
) As MvcHtmlString
Dim htmlHelper As HtmlHelper(Of TModel)
Dim expression As Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty))
Dim rows As Integer 
Dim columns As Integer 
Dim htmlAttributes As IDictionary(Of String, Object)
Dim returnValue As MvcHtmlString 

returnValue = htmlHelper.TextAreaFor(expression, _
	rows, columns, htmlAttributes)

Type Parameters


The type of the model.


The type of the property.


Type: System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper(Of TModel)

The HTML helper instance that this method extends.

Type: System.Linq.Expressions.Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty))

An expression that identifies the object that contains the properties to render.

Type: System.Int32

The number of rows.

Type: System.Int32

The number of columns.

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary(Of String, Object)

A dictionary that contains the HTML attributes to set for the element.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
An HTML textarea element for each property in the object that is represented by the expression.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper(Of TModel). When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936(v=vs.108).aspx or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.108).aspx.


The expression parameter is Nothing.