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 DatePicker should be readonly or editable.

Example - make DatePicker widget readonly

<input id="datepicker" />
<script>
$("#datepicker").kendoDatePicker();

var datepicker = $("#datepicker").data("kendoDatePicker");

datepicker.readonly();
</script>

Example - make DatePicker widget editable

<input id="datepicker" />
<script>
$("#datepicker").kendoDatePicker();

var datepicker = $("#datepicker").data("kendoDatePicker");

datepicker.readonly(false);
</script>
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