HTML Text Area

Posted on 2014-08-05
Last Modified: 2014-08-05
When you have an html textarea on a form & you specify rows & columns, it displays (at least in Firefox) little dots in the lower righthand corner. When the mouse moves over those dots, a double sided arrow appears & you can drag the size of the text area to be larger or smaller.

Is there a way to turn that off? Is there css that controls that?
Question by:Richard Korts
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    Add to your CSS

    textarea {
        resize: none;

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