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Read only grouping grid?

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92788 Feb 4,2010 03:47 AM Feb 5,2010 06:42 AM Windows Forms 3
Tags: GridControl
Asked On February 4, 2010 03:47 AM

We're evaluating the Grouping Grid control, and have a question. I have the TableDescriptor.AllowEdit property set to false. However, when I click in a cell, it doesn't look readonly, there's a cursor but you can't change the values. Is there a way to make it look readonly too? And about the same question about a date-field. Even with AllowEdit set to false, I still see the dropdown button for the calendar, I can open the calendar, but I can't change the value. Is there a way to not show the dropdown button at all for date fields? Thanks!

Lingaraj S [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 4, 2010 04:30 AM


Thank you for your interest in Syncfusion products.

Also please try using Enable and ShowButtons property in GridTableCellStyleInfo to achieve your requirement as shown below.

this.gridGroupingControl1.TableDescriptor.AllowEdit = false;
this.gridGroupingControl1.TableDescriptor.AllowNew = false;
this.gridGroupingControl1.TableDescriptor.Appearance.AnyRecordFieldCell.ShowButtons = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridShowButtons.Hide;
this.gridGroupingControl1.TableDescriptor.Appearance.AnyRecordFieldCell.Enabled = false;

Refer the sample from below link.

Please let me know if you have any queries.

Lingaraj S.

Replied On February 4, 2010 06:11 AM

Thank you, that seems to do the trick! There are so many properties, it's difficult to find the ones you are looking for :-)

Lingaraj S [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 5, 2010 06:42 AM


Thank you for the update.

Sorry for the delay. The Enable property is enough to achieve the ReadOnly GridGroupingControl UI. The AllowEdit property is used to avoid the underlying datasource change. The ShowButtons property is used to hide the button, also the Enable property is not allow to click the Button in GridGroupingControl cell.

Please let me know if you have any queries.

Lingaraj S.


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