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Enable copy and pasting even when textbox is disabled

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Hello,

How can I Enable copy and pasting even when textbox is disabled.
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Éric Moreau earned 2000 total points
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by making a textbox "ReadOnly=True" instead of "Enabled=False", you will be able to highlight from the textbox and copy the selection to the clipboard.

but a disabled textbox or a readonly textbox cannot be the target of a paste.

maybe you can add a button next to your textbox that will read the content of the clipboard and assign the .Text property of your textbox.

what is your scenario? it doesn't seem right to allow a user to paste a value in a textbox but preventing from typing!
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Worked!!
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