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RepositoryItemPopupBase.AllowDropDownWhenReadOnly Property

Gets or sets whether an editor’s dropdown can be displayed when the editor is in the read-only state.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v22.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation

Declaration

[DefaultValue(DefaultBoolean.Default)]
[DXCategory("Behavior")]
public virtual DefaultBoolean AllowDropDownWhenReadOnly { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
DefaultBoolean Default

A DefaultBoolean value that specifies if an editor’s dropdown can be displayed in the read-only state.

Available values:

Name Description
True

true. DefaultBoolean.True has a constant value of 0, while the standard true value corresponds to a value of 1. In Visual Basic, do not use implicit conversion of Boolean values to DefaultBoolean, and vice versa, as the conversion may produce incorrect results.

False

false. DefaultBoolean.False has a constant value of 1, while the standard false value corresponds to a value of 0. In Visual Basic, do not use implicit conversion of Boolean values to DefaultBoolean, and vice versa, as the conversion may produce incorrect results.

Default

The default behavior determined by the control’s logic.

Remarks

AllowDropDownWhenReadOnly value

Description

True

An editor’s dropdown can be opened, but an end-user is not able to modify the data via the dropdown.

False

An editor’s dropdown cannot be opened.

Default

The behavior is different for different editors:

  • For the DateEdit and BlobBaseEdit descendants, the Default value is equivalent to True.
  • For other editors, the Default value is equivalent to False.
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