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How to enable Copy from a read-only EditControl?

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105309 Sep 27,2012 10:00 PM UTC Nov 21,2012 09:59 AM UTC WPF 3
Tags: EditControl
Timothy Singer
Asked On September 27, 2012 10:00 PM UTC

It seems that after setting EditControl.IsReadOnly=true, the user can no longer copy text from the control to the clipboard.
Does anyone know of a way to enable the copy functionality while preventing the user from changing the text in the control?

Berkunath A [Syncfusion]
Replied On October 3, 2012 12:22 PM UTC

Hi Timothy,

Thank you for your interests in Syncfusion products.

I am afraid that I am unable to reproduce this issue. Also I have created a simple sample to test this issue and it is available in the following link.

Sample :


Please have a look at the sample and if the issue still exists, could you please try reproducing it in the above sample or send reproducible sample and the reproducing steps so that we could sort out the cause of the issue and provide you the solution?

Please let us know if you have any concerns.


Berkunath A


Timothy Singer
Replied On October 16, 2012 07:25 PM UTC

Thanks for your reply.  I probably should have specified that we are experiencing the problem with the WPF version of the control, not the Windows Forms version.  We are using Syncfusion Essential Studio

Antony Xavier D [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 21, 2012 09:59 AM UTC

Hi Timothy,

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.

We are able to reproduce reported issue. So we request you to create an incident under your Direct Trac account so that we can update you the fix accordingly.

Please let us know for any clarifications.



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