Auto Grow Textarea While Typing - jQuery Autobox

Auto Grow Textarea While Typing - jQuery Autobox
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Autobox is a lightweight jQuery textarea resize plugin which automatically adjusts the height and width of the regular textarea element to match its content while typing.

How to use it:

1. Install the Autobox with NPM:

# NPM
$ npm install jquery.autobox --save

2. Import jQuery and the Autobox module.

import jQuery from 'jquery';
import autobox from 'jquery.autobox';

3. Or directly include jQuery library and the Autobox plugin's script on the html page.

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-nvAa0+6Qg9clwYCGGPpDQLVpLNn0fRaROjHqs13t4Ggj3Ez50XnGQqc/r8MhnRDZ" 
        crossorigin="anonymous">
</script>
<script src="dist/jquery.autobox.js"></script>

4. Activate the auto grow functionality on your textarea elements. You can also specify the direction of the auto resizing.

<div class="container">
  <textarea resize="vertical"></textarea>
  <textarea resize="horizontal"></textarea>
  <textarea></textarea>
  ...
</div>
$('.container').autoboxBind();

5. Or on a specific textarea element.

<div class="container">
  <textarea class="demo"></textarea>
</div>
$(document).autoboxOn('textarea.demo');

Changelog:

2018-10-29

  • Added 'resize' option to override CSS resize

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by duzun. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.