Sharepoint Designer Code Help

Hello-

I have the following code in sharepoint designed and am try to make some columns/fields read only? I understand I can put ReadOnly="True" in front of Fieldref and it would work, however, this is not working. What am I doing wrong?

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<ListViewXml xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WebPart/v2/ListView">&lt;View Name=&quot;{E25EC1FD-7688-4154-9FF5-9F40ECA0BC14}&quot; DefaultView=&quot;TRUE&quot; Type=&quot;GRID&quot; DisplayName=&quot;datasheet_view&quot; Url=&quot;/sites/xxxx/Lists334/datasheet_view.aspx&quot; Level=&quot;1&quot; BaseViewID=&quot;1&quot; ContentTypeID=&quot;0x&quot; ImageUrl=&quot;/_layouts/images/generic.png&quot;&gt;&lt;ViewFields&gt;&amp;lt; READONLY=&quot;True&quot; FieldRef Name=&quot;PO_x0020_Number&quot; /&amp;gt;&lt;/FieldRef Name=&quot;ID&quot; /&gt;&lt;FieldRef Name=&quot;Date&quot; /&gt;&lt;FieldRef Name=&quot;Category&quot; /&gt;&lt;FieldRef Name=&quot;Sub_x002d_Category&quot; /&gt;&lt;FieldRef Name=&quot;Vendor&quot; /&gt;&lt;FieldRef Name=&quot;Currency&quot; /&gt;&lt;FieldRef Name=&quot;Net_x0020_Value_x0020__x0028_fro&quot; /&

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kwarden13Asked:
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
Hi,
not sure but the above string looks strange as there seems to be two double encoded ampersands.

Could you please try and adjust the above (partial) string and replace
&amp;

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with
&

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as well as repositioning the FieldRef value?

So the relevant part should be this:
&lt;FieldRef Name=&quot;PO_x0020_Number&quot; READONLY=&quot;True&quot; /&gt;

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HTH
Rainer

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