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Text Area

Text Area


The TextArea is a UI component that enables a user to enter and edit a multi-line text.

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window.onload = function() { var valueChangeEvents = [{ title: "On Blur", name: "change" }, { title: "On Key Up", name: "keyup" }]; var maxLength = ko.observable(null), value = ko.observable(longText), eventValue = ko.observable(valueChangeEvents[0].name), valueForEditableTextArea = ko.observable(longText); var viewModel = { textAreaWithMaxLength: { maxLength: maxLength, value: value, height: 90 }, checkBoxOptions: { value: false, onValueChanged: function(data) { if (data.value) { value(longText.substring(0, 100)); maxLength(100); } else { value(longText); maxLength(null); } }, text: "Limit text length" }, selectBoxOptions: { items: valueChangeEvents, value: eventValue, valueExpr: "name", displayExpr: "title" }, editableTextArea: { value: valueForEditableTextArea, height: 90, valueChangeEvent: eventValue }, disabledTextArea: { value: valueForEditableTextArea, height: 90, readOnly: true } }; ko.applyBindings(viewModel, document.getElementById("text-area-demo")); };
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var longText = "Prepare 2013 Marketing Plan: We need to double revenues in 2013 and our marketing strategy is going to be key here. R&D is improving existing products and creating new products so we can deliver great AV equipment to our customers.Robert, please make certain to create a PowerPoint presentation for the members of the executive team.";