TextBox.IsReadOnly property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets or sets the value that determines if the user can change the text in the text box.

Syntax

Public Property IsReadOnly As Boolean

<TextBox IsReadOnly="bool"/>

Property value

Type: System.Boolean [.NET] | Platform::Boolean [C++]

true if the text box is read-only; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Remarks

The default control template for TextBox has a visual state that tracks whether the TextBox is read-only. If the TextBox is read-only, it appears in a gray color in most themes. This also tracks if Control.IsEnabled is false.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls
Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

TextBox
Control.IsEnabled

 

 

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