Module java.desktop
Package java.awt

Class TextArea

All Implemented Interfaces:
ImageObserver, MenuContainer, Serializable, Accessible

public non-sealed class TextArea extends TextComponent
A TextArea object is a multi-line region that displays text. It can be set to allow editing or to be read-only.

The following image shows the appearance of a text area:

A TextArea showing the word

This text area could be created by the following line of code:

 new TextArea("Hello", 5, 40);

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