HtmlTextArea Constructor ()


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Initializes a new instance of the HtmlTextArea class.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.HtmlControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public HtmlTextArea()

Use this constructor to create and initialize a new instance of the HtmlTextArea class.

The following table shows initial property values for an instance of HtmlTextArea.


Initial Value


The "textarea" literal string.

The following code example demonstrates how to create an instance of an HtmlTextArea control and place on the Web page.

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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server" >

  void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)

    // Create an HtmlTextArea control.
    HtmlTextArea area = new HtmlTextArea();
    area.ID = "TextArea1";
    area.Value = "Enter text here.";
    area.Cols = 20;
    area.Rows = 5;

    // Add the control to the Controls collection of the 
    // PlaceHolder control.



<html xmlns="" >
   <title>HtmlTextArea Constructor Example</title>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>HtmlTextArea Constructor Example</h3> 

      <asp:PlaceHolder id="Place" 



.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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