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Disable column edit on add.

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126136 Sep 26,2016 06:36 PM UTC Sep 27,2016 08:35 AM UTC ASP.NET Web Forms 1
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Michael Lambert
Asked On September 26, 2016 06:36 PM UTC

When adding records to a ej:grid I'd like some columns not to be editable:

                            <Columns>
                                <ej:Column Field="RequestID" HeaderText="Req. ID" AllowEditing="false" IsPrimaryKey="true">
                                </ej:Column>



Though even if I set AllowEditing to false I can still edit it when adding a record. I'm using ver 14.2.0.28

Thanks,
Mike

Ragavee U S [Syncfusion]
Replied On September 27, 2016 08:35 AM UTC

Hi Michael, 

We can set a column to read only mode using the AllowEditing property of the Grid Columns. But if the column is primaryKey column, then the column won’t be disabled even if AllowEditing property is set as false. 

Instead you can use the IsIdentity property of the grid columns. Please refer to the below online api reference link. 


The column which is specified as IsIdentity will be in readonly mode both while editing and adding a record. Also, auto incremented value is assigned to that IsIdentity column. 

Regards, 
Ragavee U S. 


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