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  • Last Updated : 22 Jul, 2022
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The HTML <textarea> cols Attribute is used to tell the browser how many average-width characters should fit on a single line i.e the number of columns to display. It is used to specify the visible width of the <Textarea> Element. 

Syntax: 

<textarea cols="number">

Attribute Values: It contains the value i.e number which specifies the width of the Textarea. It has a Default value which is 20. 

Example: 

html




<!-- HTML program to illustrate cols attribute -->
 
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
      HTML Textarea cols Attribute
  </title>
    <style>
        h1,
        h2 {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1 style="color: green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
 
    <h2>
        HTML <textarea>cols Attribute
      </h2>
 
    <!-- Below textarea is
        assigned a cols value 25
            That is, 25 characters
          will fit in a line -->
    <textarea rows="4"
              cols="25">
        A computer science portal for geeks.
    </textarea>
</body>
 
</html>

Output:

  

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <Textarea> cols Attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 6
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Safari 4
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