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VB.Net Read only textbox

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Hello, when I set my textbox to read only, it becomes transparent in colour, what i mean by this is that instead of the wite background, it turns grey (same colour as my form).

The textbox(es) are surrounded by a group box, but i dont think that that is effecting it...?

What is happening?  i want to have the textboxes white, not grey?

Thanks
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Question by:sublimation
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by:bobbit31
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are you making the textbox's enabled property = false or it's read only property to true?
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by:Mikal613
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Why not use a Label its a read only textbox and you dont have to set any properties and you can set the Border to look like a textbox
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by:sublimation
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Hi, I need to use textbox and the enabled property is true.
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workaround:

Textbox1.ReadOnly = true
Textbox1.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.White
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by:Mikal613
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or

Textbox1.Enabled= False
Textbox1.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.White
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disregard that sorry
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