← KDE Visual Design Group/HIG/TextEdit You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in one of the groups: Users, Administrators, trusted, KDEDevelopers. You can view and copy the source of this page. __NOTOC__ == Purpose == The ''text edit'' control displays multiple lines of text to the user and allow the user to enter unconstrained text. In contrast to a line edit that is used to enter only one line of text the text edit is the right control for more than one line. == Examples == == Guidelines == === Is this the right control === * Use text edits for input of unconstrained text with more than one line. * Do not use a text edit for input of a few words. Use a [[KDE_Visual_Design_Group/HIG/LineEdit|line edit]] to enter single lines of text. === Behavior === * Do not make users scroll unnecessarily; size text boxes to eliminate the need for scrolling. * Do not put horizontal scroll bars on multi-line text boxes. === Appearance === * When disabling the text edit, also disable any associated labels and buttons. * Label every text edit with a descriptive caption to the top left (cf. [[KDE_Visual_Design_Group/HIG/Alignment| alignment]]). * Create a buddy relation so access keys are assigned. [[Category:Usability]][[Category:Behavior]][[Category:Editing_and_Manipulation]][[Category:Unconstrained_input]] Templates used on this page: Template:Box1 (view source) Template:Note (view source) Return to KDE Visual Design Group/HIG/TextEdit. Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/KDE_Visual_Design_Group/HIG/TextEdit"