What does the `cols` and `rows` attributes determine?

What does cols relate to? I am familiar with grid systems, but what is the number of columns relating to without a defined grid system?

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The textarea cols attribute is the count of how many characters wide the field will be.

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Hi, if the is being set to rows=“3” and cols="40, why is the text box still movable? Would be helpful for the textarea to be able to expand vertically, but not horizontally. Anyways to fix this?

Have you checked the documentation? Here is the documentation for text-area:


there is a section called: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/textarea, which should be helpful.