Full Width Textareas
Working with textarea widths can be painful if you want the textarea to span 100% width. Why painful? Because if the textarea's containing element has padding, your
"width:100%" textarea will likely stretch outside of the parent container -- a frustrating prospect to say the least. Luckily there's a quick CSS solution to this problem!
box-sizing to the rescue!
border-box allows the textarea to respect its parent container's padding and border, recalculating what
100% actually means. If the
content-box, the textarea would continue to stretch outside the parent container as it would have before.
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