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

The argument, which defines whether the DateInput should be readonly or editable.

Example - make DateInput widget readonly

<input id="dateinput" />
<script>
$("#dateinput").kendoDateInput();

var dateinput = $("#dateinput").data("kendoDateInput");

dateinput.readonly();
</script>

Example - make DateInput widget editable

<input id="dateinput" />
<script>
$("#dateinput").kendoDateInput();

var dateinput = $("#dateinput").data("kendoDateInput");

dateinput.readonly(false);
</script>
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