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 DateTimePicker should be readonly or editable.

Example - make DateTimePicker widget readonly

<input id="datetimepicker" />
<script>
$("#datetimepicker").kendoDateTimePicker();

var datetimepicker = $("#datetimepicker").data("kendoDateTimePicker");

datetimepicker.readonly();
</script>

Example - make DateTimePicker widget editable

<input id="datetimepicker" />
<script>
$("#datetimepicker").kendoDateTimePicker();

var datetimepicker = $("#datetimepicker").data("kendoDateTimePicker");

datetimepicker.readonly(false);
</script>
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