1 form.inc form_type_textarea_value($element, $input = FALSE)

Determines the value for a textarea form element.


array $element: The form element whose value is being populated.

mixed $input: The incoming input to populate the form element. If this is FALSE, the element's default value should be returned.

Return value

string: The data that will appear in the $element_state['values'] collection for this element. Return nothing to use the default.

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core/includes/form.inc, line 2621
Functions for form and batch generation and processing.


function form_type_textarea_value($element, $input = FALSE) {
  if ($input !== FALSE && $input !== NULL) {
    // This should be a string, but allow other scalars since they might be
    // valid input in programmatic form submissions.
    return is_scalar($input) ? (string) $input : '';