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Platform : WinForms
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Category : TextBox

When I set a TextBox to Readonly or set Enabled to false, the text color is gray. How can I force it to be the color specified in the ForeColor property of the TextBox.

Felix Wu gives this solution in the microsoft.public.dotnet.frameworks.windowsforms newgroup.

You can download a VB.NET sample.

Override the OnPaint event of the TextBox. For example:

Note: You need to set the ControlStyles to "UserPaint" in the constructor.

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