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    How can I add a text box that is read only so that I can add data to text box and user can not change it

    Asked by RobertShevlin on May 14, 2013 at 03:22 PM
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    Answered by sidharth_kch on May 14, 2013 at 04:22 PM


    Please folow these steps to make your textbox read only.

    1. Select the text box from your form.

    2. Click on Properties

    3. You will see a Read Only property and change it to "Yes"

    Let us knwo if you need further assistance.



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    Answered by tkart on February 11, 2014 at 09:45 AM


    i've to set a calculate text box with read only option for don't permit at the end-user to modify the value.

    i've set readonly to yes and save. but when i check the property  i see read only undefined


    any ideas?

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    Answered by pinoytech on February 11, 2014 at 10:50 AM


    Can you please share to us URL of your Form and open a new thread for further assistance?