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RichEditControl.ReadOnly Property

Gets or sets whether document modifications are prohibited.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v24.1.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Win.PivotGrid, DevExpress.Win.RichEdit, DevExpress.Win.TreeMap


public bool ReadOnly { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true if the document is in a read-only state; otherwise, false.


When set to true, disables commands used to modify the document.

You can prohibit specific operations with a document. Use the DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.RichEditBehaviorOptions or DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.DocumentCapabilitiesOptions properties to restrict specific operations or document elements. Set the target property to DocumentCapability.Disabled or DocumentCapability.Hidden to disable or hide the corresponding command UI and pop-up menu items.

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