Drawer-style Expanding Textarea Plugin For jQuery - textDrawer.js

Drawer-style Expanding Textarea Plugin For jQuery - textDrawer.js
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textDrawer.js is a jQuery plugin that allows to smoothly expand and contract your textarea element just like a drawer. With configurable max/min sizes, animation speed and easing effects.

How to use it:

1. Link to jQuery library and the jQuery textDrawer.js plugin as follow:

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="textDrawer.js"></script>

2. Attach the showTextDrawer function to your existing textarea and done.

$('textarea').showTextDrawer();

3. Config the expand/contract animation.

$('textarea').showTextDrawer({
  expandAnimEasing: "linear",
  contractAnimEasing: "linear",
  animationSpeed : 700,
});

4. Customize the text for the expand/contract links.

$('textarea').showTextDrawer({
  expandText : "expand",
  contractText : "contract",
});

5. Set the min/max height of your textarea.

$('textarea').showTextDrawer({
  minSize : 200,
  maxSize : 400,
});

6. Execute a callback function after you expand or contract the textarea.

$('textarea').showTextDrawer({
  afterChange : function(){ return true; }
});

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