RadioButton ReadOnly

Posted on 2009-02-16
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Last Modified: 2013-12-17
I can set my textboxes to ReadOnly is it possible to set a property in a radiobutton list to be read only
Question by:Mr_Shaw

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brawney earned 400 total points
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Look at the "Enabled" property.  You can also set the Enabled property on a Panel that the radio buttons are contained in.

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I have used enabled, but it greys out the buttons... this is not good for the those who can't see so well.

With my textboxes I changed them from enabeled= false to readonly = true and I retained the correct font color..

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by:Éric Moreau
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 1200 total points
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I have attached some code which should simulate what you are trying to achieve--it is not merely a property, but should be adequate:

You would need to change how you set the R/O flag--here I'm just using a button to set/unset the flag. I made 3 radio buttons on my form and set all of their CheckChanged handlers to the function radioButton3_CheckChanged. This is the reason I casted the buttons within that function.
private bool READONLY;
private RadioButton RADIOBUTTON;
public Form1()
    this.READONLY = false;
private void radioButton3_CheckedChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
    if (((RadioButton)sender).Checked)
        this.RADIOBUTTON = (RadioButton)sender;
    if (this.READONLY)
        this.RADIOBUTTON.Checked = true;
private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    this.READONLY = !this.READONLY;
    this.label1.Text = this.READONLY.ToString();

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