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'HINT TEXT"  in c# windows form for disabled controls

Posted on 2007-10-17
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Last Modified: 2013-11-26
i had a text box which is disabled in windows form  so i cant see the "HINT TEXT" when i placed the cursor on it becos textbox is disable  so how to see the hint text even though the control is disabled
Question by:kranthi4uonly
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Jaime Olivares earned 2000 total points
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this is the standard behaviour. have you tried to use readonly instead of enable property?

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if i set it to readonly if i click the text box the cursor will be insde textbox but i dont want cursor to go inside the textbox  so i set it to disabled

we can change the standard behaviour also here is the link


problem is
but i cant see the  hint text regularly at all  times

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