A Text input field that allows user to log their inputs in multi-lines. The Text Area expands vertically as needed, making it better equipped for large amounts of user input.
- Select the Styled Text Area component from the Components drawer. You can open the list of components by clicking the
+button next to Components.
- Then, add the Styled Text Area component from the Components tree.
- Go to the Data tab (third tab) in the Properties Panel.
- For the Label property, add a string to display above the text field.
To alter the name of the component. The name is reflected in the Components tree.
Defaults to Styled Text Area.
The name of the value of the component used on the
The value of this property is typically used when submitting data to an API using an HTTP POST request.
Appearance of the area/field.
Available values: sold or underlined.
When enabled, the keyboard will open as soon as the screen loads, and the input will immediately be ready to use.
Default text to appear as the value of the component.
When enabled, the user will not be able to input any text and the area/field will be grayed out.
Allows you to set a maximum number of characters that can be entered into the input.
Placeholder text to display in the area/field when the user has not entered any text of their own.
Placeholder Text Color
Allows you to set the color of the placeholder text.
When enabled, the user input is hidden on the screen and is displayed with '●'.
Helper text to be displayed underneath the area/field, useful for providing additional instructions.
Left icon name
The name of the icon selected from the icon picker to be displayed on the left.
Left icon mode
Allows you to select the placement of the left icon, if one is selected. Inset displays the icon inside the border of the area/field and outset displays the icon outside of the area/field.
Right icon name
The name of the icon selected from the icon picker to be displayed inset on the right.
Number of lines
Allows you to set how many lines the text input will extend to.
The default value is
Text Content Type
Allows you to select a content type which informs the system what to expect which prompts it to suggest proper autofill content.
Allow Font Scaling
When enabled, font sizes in the input will scale to match with the text size the user has set in their accessibility settings.
Text Break Strategy
Android Only. Allows you to set how paragraphs of multiple lines will be broken up.
Allows you to select what type of input will be capitalized.
This property is not supported by some keyboard types such as name-phone-pad.
When enabled, Auto Correct will check what is being entered in the input.
When enabled, the cursor in the text input will be hidden.
Hide Context Menu
When enabled, the context menu will become hidden.
Allows you to toggle if the text input is able to be used or not.
Determines the color of the keyboard.
Allows you to select the type of keyboard that will appear when the user focuses on the text input. Examples
Return Key Label
Android only alternative to Return Key Type.
Return Key Type
Allows you to select the type of return key the user will see.
Allows you to change the color of the highlight over selected text in the input.
Select Text on Focus
If enabled, all text will automatically be selected on focus.
Allows you to add a label over the field.
Allows you to add an error label over the field.
Initialize the stateful component with a value from a data source.
Updated 20 days ago