Scrolling text box widget

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Hey Yola I have a small widget idea that you could make but I think a few people including me would like it! I was wondering if you could make a text box with a scroll bar (A scrolling text box) so then we don't have text that takes up a bunch of space. So you can just scroll in the scroll text box to read the text. It would be cool if you could customize it to be a small, medium, or big scroll box and changed the background, text color, and scroll bar color of it. Thanks for reading reply if you think its a good idea!
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Squirrelflight53

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Jeremy Paton

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Here is the code:

<body>
<div style="width: 190px;height: 250px;overflow:-moz-scrollbars-vertical;overflow-y:auto;">
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
<p>text here! text here! text here! text here!</p>
</div>

</body>


I hope that helps for now :D
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Squirrelflight53

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Thanks, but what I wanted was for Yola to add it to "Basics" where you get to add text boxes, html, etc. so then you can do it easier, and thank you I will use that!!
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Jeremy Paton

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Over 3 years of building websites in 9 out of 10 times I find my coded version looks and performs better than what a widget does.

Still it would be a nice extra feature, or maybe even a properties option for the text box where you can select the exact size and turn scroll bar to on :D
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Squirrelflight53

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Yep and thanks again
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Philip Taylor

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It's quite often that the features that Yola has chosen for defaults for the widgets are not exactly to the liking of all of their users. But they are a usable option for the newer player, and serve until they are confident to make their own adjustments to the model. Go for it, Yola !
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Thanks to you both, Legolas for the suggestion and Jeremy for the code. I can certainly see the appeal of that as a widget!
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Squirrelflight53

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Thanks that would be cool, also could you make it so we could customize the scrolling box? If not thats fine but that would make it cool!