Show Edit Buttons for Editable Records Only

Environment

Product Progress Kendo UI Grid
Operating System All
Browser All
Browser Version All

Description

How can I show edit buttons only for the editable records of the Kendo UI Grid for jQuery?

Solution

The following example demonstrates how to show the Edit buttons in the Grid only for records which meet certain criteria.

For Kendo UI releases 2017 R1 or later use the built-in columns.command.visible function of the Grid instead.

    <div id="example" class="k-content">
      <div id="grid"></div>

      <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
          var crudServiceBaseUrl = "https://demos.telerik.com/kendo-ui/service",
              dataSource = new kendo.data.DataSource({
                transport: {
                 read:  {
                  url: crudServiceBaseUrl + "/Products",
                   dataType: "jsonp"
                  },
                  update: {
                  url: crudServiceBaseUrl + "/Products/Update",
                   dataType: "jsonp"
                  },
                  destroy: {
                  url: crudServiceBaseUrl + "/Products/Destroy",
                   dataType: "jsonp"
                  },
                  create: {
                  url: crudServiceBaseUrl + "/Products/Create",
                   dataType: "jsonp"
                  },
                  parameterMap: function(options, operation) {
                    if (operation !== "read" && options.models) {
                      return {models: kendo.stringify(options.models)};
                    }
                  }
                 },
                 batch: true,
                 pageSize: 20,
                 schema: {
                 model: {
                  id: "ProductID",
                   fields: {
                   ProductID: { editable: false, nullable: true },
                    ProductName: { validation: { required: true } },
                    UnitPrice: { type: "number", validation: { required: true, min: 1} },
                    Discontinued: { type: "boolean" },
                    UnitsInStock: { type: "number", validation: { min: 0, required: true } }
                   }
                  }
                 }
                });

          $("#grid").kendoGrid({
            dataSource: dataSource,
             pageable: true,
             dataBound: function (){
               var grid = this;
               var trs = this.tbody.find('tr').each(function(){
                 var item = grid.dataItem($(this));
                 if( item.UnitPrice % 5 == 0) {
                   $(this).find('.k-grid-edit,.k-grid-delete').hide();
                 }

               });               
             },
             height: 430,
             toolbar: ["create"],
             columns: [
               "ProductName",
               { field: "UnitPrice", title: "Unit Price", format: "{0:c}", width: "100px" },
               { field: "UnitsInStock", title:"Units In Stock", width: "100px" },
               { field: "Discontinued", width: "100px" },
               { command: ["edit", "destroy"], title: "", width: "172px" }],
             editable: "inline"
            });
        });
      </script>
    </div>

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