[whatwg] Why there is no wrap="off", intentional or forgotten?
vetesnik at mrmil.cz
Wed Jun 2 03:51:43 PDT 2010
I'm missing the wrap="off" value for textarea wrap attribute; is there any
particular reason why this is not part of HTML5?
Currently the only values mentioned are "soft" and "hard":
"The wrap attribute is an enumerated attribute with two keywords and
states: the soft keyword which maps to the Soft state, and the hard
keyword which maps to the Hard state. The missing value default is the
However, I'd like to use wrap=off because I don't want the lines to wrap.
(Like when you have a HTML in textarea.)
I haven't found any other way to "force" this behavior (yep, I tried
I tested it in all major browsers on Windows and it works, it just won't
<textarea cols=50 rows=10 wrap=soft></textarea>
<textarea cols=50 rows=10 wrap=hard></textarea>
<textarea cols=50 rows=10 wrap=off></textarea>
More at http://server.ebrana.cz/olda/_apps/html5/textarea-wrap.html
There is also no mention in the spec about wrap=virtual and wrap=physical
back from the days.
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