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  • Last Updated : 31 Aug, 2022
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The rows attribute in HTML is used to specify the number of visible text lines for the control i.e the number of rows to display.
Note: This attribute is only applicable on <textarea>.
Syntax: 
 

<textarea rows = "value">Text content...</textarea>

Attribute Values: It’s default value is 2. It contains a numeric value which specify the height of the textarea element. 

Example:  

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>HTML rows Attribute</title>
    <style>
        h1,
        h2 {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
 
        <h2>
            HTML rows Attribute
        </h2>
 
        <!-- Below Textarea element has rows
            attribute assigned to 5 -->
        <textarea rows="5" cols="23">
            This paragraph has a number of rows equal to 5.
        </textarea>
    </center>
</body>
 
</html

Output: 
 

rows

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by rows attribute are listed below: 
 

  • Google Chrome 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Firefox 1 and above
  • Opera 12.1 and above
  • Safari 4 and above

 

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