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#1 2008-07-03 08:13:04

Gocom
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Registered: 2006-07-14
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rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

Rah_expanding is an admin-side plugin that makes textarea elements grow automatically with the user’s input. While the user types, the field’s height will increase to fit the content.

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Last edited by Gocom (2012-08-08 08:15:58)

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#2 2008-07-03 08:45:01

Zanza
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Registered: 2005-08-18
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Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

Really nice! To have this working with aro_myadmin I have to change aro_myadmin <div id=“body”> to <div=“body1”> both in plugin code and in corresponding selectors in myadmin.css. There is an issue because id=“body” is used also for the first textarea and you can use only one in a page. Fortunately with this modification everything work. I’ll post this also on aro_myadmin thread.

Thanks!

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#3 2008-07-03 09:02:38

Gocom
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Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

Zanza wrote:

There is an issue because id=“body” is used also for the first textarea and you can use only one in a page.

Yep, that is “little” mistake in the default aro_myadmin layout, ‘cause same ID can be used only once :) And when this plugin uses it as selector (textarea#body), then it kinda makes it unfunctional.

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#4 2008-07-03 09:22:59

Gocom
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Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

First update released – now it’s version 0.2.

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#5 2008-07-03 09:39:00

jakob
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Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

A nice little addition that makes things easier for authors. Thanks!


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#6 2008-07-03 10:43:35

kemie
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Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

excellent plugin! thanks!


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#7 2008-07-03 10:46:15

Gocom
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Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

Thank you kemie and jakob :)

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#8 2008-07-03 12:01:08

wet
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From: Lenzing, Austria
Registered: 2005-06-06
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Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

This would make a fine extension for the public-facing side when attached to .txpCommentInputMessage, I think.

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#9 2008-07-03 19:18:43

the_ghost
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From: Minsk, The Republic of Belarus
Registered: 2007-07-26
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Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

For myself i’ve done a little more interesting thing – besides adjusting height of textareas i made then wider, using such formula: new_width=width_of_browser - width_of_left_column - width_of_right_column because default width of textareas (forms, plugins_code, pages is too little for me.


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#10 2008-07-04 09:24:04

Niconemo
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From: Rhône-Alpes, France
Registered: 2005-04-18
Posts: 557

Re: rah_expanding // Dynamically growing textareas

Cool plugin ! I love it !


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