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Make textbox "not selectable"

Posted on 2011-09-19
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I have some code in place to make a textbox look more like a label (sort of a "read only" status, of sorts).

 tbFirstName.BorderWidth = 0;
 tbFirstName.ReadOnly = true;

But, I can still put an insertion point next to the text.

See my screencast.  Notice around time index :34 seconds, I click next tot he W and it seems to put an  insertion point next to the W  (   W  |    ) but of course you cannot change the W by typing or anything, it still looks odd.

Thank you,

Tom
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Éric Moreau earned 475 total points
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set the Enabled property to False
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Try the enabled tag.  Here is an example.
<asp:TextBox runat="server" ID="txtSomething" CssClass="textEntry" Enabled="false"></asp:TextBox>
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If I do that, do I still need to bother with ReadOnly?
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Readonly is not required when enabled is set to false
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