this.gridGroupingControl1.TableDescriptor.AllowEdit = false;you can normally click a cell and see the blinking cursor. If you have set Enabled = false on the grid or particular cell styles, then these cells will not be clickable. There are other properties that might also prevent youfrom setting a cursor, like ActivateCurrentCellBehavior. There are also events that might affect this. For example, if you are handling CurrentCellActiviating and setting e.ColIndex = 0, then no cell can become active. The is also a CurrentCellStartEditing event that can affect getting a blinking cursor.
readOnlyAssetStyle.CellType = "Static";as a Static cell does not have an active edit state. Try setting:
readOnlyAssetStyle.CellType = "TextBox";