Enables or disables the ListBox items.


element jQuery|Element|String

The items that are to be enabled or disabled.

enable Boolean (optional, default: true)

Indicates whether the items should be enabled or disabled.

Example - disable the first list item

<select id="listBox"></select>
    disabled: true,
    dataSource: {
        data: [
            { name: "Jane Doe" },
            { name: "John Doe" }
    template: "<div>#:name#</div>"
// get a reference to the list view widget
var listBox = $("#listBox").data("kendoListBox");
listBox.enable(".k-item:first", false);
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