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Allow TextareaAutosize to use min-height instead of height

See original GitHub issue

I want the textarea to always contain the text, but I also want it to be able to grow since it’s in a flex container.

Right now 'height' is hardcoded into the library:

I just want to be able to change this to min-height

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 2 years ago
  • Comments:10 (5 by maintainers)

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LoganDarkcommented, Jul 27, 2021

I have fixed this issue in a fork and no longer need upstream approval.

I hope you at least realize @Andarist that expecting this library to get layout right in all cases is not sustainable and will inevitably result in edge cases such as this one. I would highly recommend moving to min-height (and max-height if maxRows is specified) rather than expecting height to be completely infallible. Thank you for considering my issue and I am sorry that I was not able to provide enough detail.

Here is screenshot proof of your library getting the height blatantly wrong, and exactly why min-height > height for this case:


I tested this exact same HTML structure (a couple nested flexboxes) in codesandbox here and your library works there, but not in my app. No idea why. No time to debug.

Andaristcommented, Jul 26, 2021

What you can do is try to bisect the issue to demonstrate it, in an isolated form, on the codesandbox. I don’t believe in providing more options without knowing the full context behind it. If it doesn’t work in your app then is a reason for that and it should be found first and then evaluated. I’m not necessarily saying that the proposed solution is wrong but until a repro case is found I can’t see the full picture that is needed for me to justify making any changes here.

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