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CheckedListBox Enabling scrollbar when checkedListBox disabled

Posted on 2008-06-13
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When you do this:

checkedListBox.Enable = false;
It also disables the scrollbar.

I am wondering if there is an easy way to enable scrolling when the checkedListBox is disabled.
My main purpose of doing checkedListBox.Enable = false, is so the user can not currently
check/uncheck items.
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by:CartoonHead
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You can set  checkedListBox1.SelectionMode = SelectionMode.None; to disable selection while scrolling is still enabled.

You could also change the BG colour (if you wished)  to make it look disabled...
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by:Jaime Olivares
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another way is to manage the checklistbox's ItemCheck event, like this:

private void CheckedListBox1_ItemCheck(Object sender, ItemCheckEventArgs e)
{
     e.NewValue = e.CurrentValue;
}
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by:RishadanPort
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i don't see how this enables scrolling while the checklistbox.Enable feature is set to false.
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You need to set checklistbox.Enabled = true then checkedListBox.SelectionMode = SelectionMode.None disables selection while the scroll bar is still active.
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by:RishadanPort
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Ah I see thanks.
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