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Read Only

The Text Box control can be set to Read Only. This allows interaction with the control (for instance when scroll bars are required) without the content being edited.

The Read Only property prevents the text from being edited but still allows text selection and scrolling.

Property Type: Static

Default Value: False

To Change the Default Value

Ensure the property is a static property (It will display the gray orb alongside the property name)

The default value of the static property can be changed by selecting the required value directly from the property field.

  1. Click in the property for the control to be changed.
  2. Select the required value directly from the property field.


Read Only Property Value (static)ResultNotes
TrueWill allow interaction with the control without content being edited.
FalseWill allow interaction with the control and allow content to be entered.

A rule can also be built for this property by changing the type to dynamic.

See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Read Only Property Value (Dynamic)ResultNotes
IF( NoteReturn=True, True, False)

Will make the control Read Only when the Note control equals TRUE, otherwise the control will allow data to be entered.

Value set in Form Designer. For DriveWorks projects static properties can be made Dynamic by double clicking the gray radio button.