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readonly

Toggles the readonly state of the widget. When the widget is readonly it doesn't allow user input.

There is a difference between disabled and readonly mode. The value of a disabled widget is not posted as part of a form whereas the value of a readonly widget is posted.

Parameters

readonly Boolean

If set to true the widget will not allow user input. If set to false the widget will allow user input.

Example - make the widget readonly

<input id="autocomplete" />
<script>
$("#autocomplete").kendoAutoComplete();
var autocomplete = $("#autocomplete").data("kendoAutoComplete");
autocomplete.readonly(true);
</script>
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