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ReadOnlyAttribute.IsReadOnly Property

Gets a value indicating whether the property this attribute is bound to is read-only.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public bool IsReadOnly { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the property this attribute is bound to is read-only; false if the property is read/write.

The following code example checks to see whether MyProperty is read-only. First, the code gets the attributes for MyProperty by doing the following:

Then the code sets myAttribute to the value of the ReadOnlyAttribute in the AttributeCollection and checks whether the property is read-only.

// Gets the attributes for the property.
AttributeCollection attributes = 
   TypeDescriptor.GetProperties(this)["MyProperty"].Attributes;

// Checks to see whether the property is read-only.
ReadOnlyAttribute myAttribute = 
   (ReadOnlyAttribute)attributes[typeof(ReadOnlyAttribute)];

if(myAttribute.IsReadOnly) {
   // Insert code here.
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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