View Full Version : How to create a scrollable texts?

05-27-2009, 08:53 AM
I can't seem to find an option under the text property. I have a fixed-size window and I just want the texts to be scrollable. Thank you.

05-27-2009, 09:16 AM
You can place a form text area on the page for this. Worth right clicking on the text area box & selecting html & placing disabled="disabled" in the inside tag area to give it a more professional feel.

05-27-2009, 09:38 AM
Thanks I did it. But the texts color appears to be grey... I selected white from the style tab and had the text box transparent background. What could be wrong?

05-28-2009, 04:25 AM
Hi, i'm not sure if its one of those quirks where you have to select a text colour to make the background transparent. Its working fine at my end.

05-28-2009, 06:42 AM
O well, thank you.

06-25-2009, 08:12 AM
I've did the text area too but some how it seems that viewers can edit the content. I've tried the disabled="disabled" thing but it disabled the scroll bar.

How do I maintain the scroll bar and disable the edit part?

Thanks in advance...

06-25-2009, 09:39 AM
Hm! Something has changed? But i have tried this newer version in IE, FF & Opera & seems to work fine. Paste input readonly into the text areas html fields under inside tag & try this.

06-25-2009, 09:12 PM
Chris i had a question about this as when i asked awhile back , when we do this on the page , does it need to be php since it has part of a form or can it be left html? :) also i tried the above and now it isnt grayed in my IE!!

06-26-2009, 06:21 AM
Not if its just for text for a visitor to view.
But if the info is being sent via a form to an email address or data base then yes it would be .php

06-26-2009, 06:26 AM
ok thank you for clearing that up for me :D

06-26-2009, 06:19 PM
Good luck!