Solved

Disable and Input field in Sharepoint Developer

Posted on 2010-08-30
1
622 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
In my editform.aspx I have several fields that I don't want the client to be able to edit but they should see them.  As an old ASP developer this could be done simply in code on the input field item by adding the keywords DISABLED or READONLY.

Is there a way to do this in sharepoint developer?
0
Comment
Question by:Matt Pinkston
1 Comment
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
sandipkharde earned 500 total points
ID: 33560663
Here is an updated version of the code if you want to use it for multiple fields. You can simply call SetTextFieldReadOnly for each text field you want to hide.

1-  Edit the EditForm.aspx page
If the Edit Page option is missing from the Site Actions menu, use the ToolPaneView=2 URL parameter.
Ex: /EditForm.aspx?ToolPaneView=2
2- Add a Content Editor Web Part
3-  Add the following code

Go through ths -  
http://nishantrana.wordpress.com/2009/01/30/read-only-field-in-sharepoint-editformaspx/
<script type="text/javascript" src="[YOURPATHTOPROTOTYPE]/prototype.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
function SetTextFieldReadOnly(name)
{
    var inputs = $$('input[title="' + name + '"]');
    if (null != inputs && inputs.length == 1) {
        var input = inputs[0];
        var label = "<span>" + input.getValue() + "</span>";
        Element.insert(input, {before: label});
        input.hide();
    }
}
function SetReadOnly()
{
    SetTextFieldReadOnly('Title');
    SetTextFieldReadOnly('Question');
}
_spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push("SetReadOnly");
</script>

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Note:  There are two main ways to deploy InfoPath forms:  Server-side and directly through the SharePoint site.  Deploying a server-side InfoPath form means the form is approved by the Administrator, thus allowing greater functionality in the form. …
If you create your solutions on SharePoint sooner or later you will come upon a request to set  permissions of the item depending on some of the item's meta-data - the author, people assigned as approvers, divisions, categories etc. The most natu…
This video explains how to create simple products associated to Magento configurable product and offers fast way of their generation with Store Manager for Magento tool.
You have products, that come in variants and want to set different prices for them? Watch this micro tutorial that describes how to configure prices for Magento super attributes. Assigning simple products to configurable: We assigned simple products…

914 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now