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A text area includes a label and a longer area you can type multiple lines of text into.


There are a total of 20 textarea to choose from. They are primarily divided into 4 different states (Default, Active, Filled, Disabled, and Error) of inputs.

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Textarea StateTextarea Substate


Textarea demo


  • A textarea is ideally resizable by default. The textarea can also be non resizable as per the requirement.
  • Textarea and Editor are similar. However, they differ in the fact that Editro allows user to format the text.
  • Labels, Required, Placeholders, Inline messages and Help text guidance same as in Inputs.

When to use

  • Use textarea to capture user inputs in the form of messages or long texts .
  • Inputs that allow user to write small paragraphs without formatting should be ideal situation to use textarea.

When not to use

  • If you want to provide user with format options, consider using a editor instead.

Designer assets

Hey Designers, please find the Figma assets here. If you want permission to access the file, please contact Experience Design CoP.

Developer API

Hey Developers, find out the tech documentation of this compoment on PrimeVue. If you have issue, please contact Development CoP