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Text Area

Text Area is a gh-element that allows users to enter and store large amounts of text. Its feature is that it is convenient to use in automation or other processes. This is because the text is stored in unformatted form.

Using the text area element

To use it, the user only needs to click on the text input area, enter the desired text, and click outside the area to save the text.

Functional Characteristics

This element can be used for a variety of purposes. You can use it instead of the Text element when you need to display a large amount of text. Or you can use it instead of a Text Editor if you don't need to customize the text.

Also, as mentioned, the current element is well suited for use in automation.

It is also recommended for use with the Send Message node.

This is because when you transfer text from other gh-elements, you may encounter problems with text formatting.

Element Options

The current gh-element has a rather limited set of settings.

Field Settings

The Text Area settings consist of only three options. Two of them are common to all gh-elements.

Settings of the text area field

Name Description
Max Symbols allows you to limit the number of characters that can be saved here

Max Symbols

The only setting for the current element allows you to limit the number of characters that can be entered in the Text Area. You can do it by entering here the maximum number of symbols. Because of this, the user cannot enter more characters than this number.

The default value of this setting is 256.

Element Style

The style settings are not as diverse as the Field Settings. They include only a set of standard style settings.

Style settings of the text area element


This element cannot be used for filtering.


The current gh element has only one interpretation type, which is also the default type. This makes the element look like a white area where users can enter any text.

Types of text area's interpretation

Value Format

The text area stores all the text you enter as a field value. There is no limit to the length of the value except for the Max Symbols.

    "field_value": "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. A lacus vestibulum sed arcu."

Data Model

The data model of the current gh-element contains only two properties.

    "data_model": {
        "interpretation": [],
        "maxSymbols": 256
Name Type Description
interpretation array contains all element interpretation types
maxSymbols number contains the maximum number of characters that can be entered in the element