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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

<select id="multiselect" multiple="multiple">
    <option>Item1</option>
    <option>Item2</option>
</select>
<script>
$("#multiselect").kendoMultiSelect();
var multiselect = $("#multiselect").data("kendoMultiSelect");
multiselect.readonly(true);
</script>
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