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Registered: ‎12-06-2010
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TextArea text wrap issues

Hello...  I've been asked to fix an issue where text in a textarea is not wrapping properly.  The bug was reported in Black Berry Device: 8900, v4.6.1.250 but is working in Black Berry Device: 9000, v5.0.0.464.  I've also been able to recreate it on an 8520 simulator.


So I have a text box for user entry that I would like to have standard word wrap.  We have it working on all platforms tested except for BB.  I've tried several different wrap 'tags' and nothing seems to help.


After looking at the formus I see some posts from early '09 saying this is a known (and long standing problem.)




Has this ever been fixed?  If so whats the proper syntax to get a text area to wrap?


Thanks in advance,


Posts: 1,382
Registered: ‎07-02-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Bold 9900
My Carrier: Bell

Re: TextArea text wrap issues

Hi Dana,


The word-wrap issue of the textarea field was fixed in version 4.7.1 of the BlackBerry Device Software. All devices running this or newer software will have this defect resolved.



Apologies for the inconvenience however there is no workaround for OS v4.6 (Bold) or v4.6.1 (8520).




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