The textarea widget is a multiple line text input control. Common uses for the textarea are for data that spans multiple lines, such as areas for comments, notes, etc... Each line break in the information entered into the textarea is returned to the program as 0x25 (line feed).
Validation (Rich UI Only)
Field Binding Dialog (Rich UI Only)
When using the textarea in a rich display file, the value property is typically bound to a large character field. This allows the widget to accommodate the amount of text entered. (Rich UI Only).