Grid edit/add mode

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  1. Jason
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    Jun 2012

    Posted 02 Aug Link to this post

    Any ideas on how to either specify a field is editable if only a edit, and not a new record being added to the grid.  Either inline or popup.  What 'm trying to do is have a field required to be entered on new, but not editable afterwards.

    Ideally, a way in the future to specify which editortemplate view to use on new or edit would be extremely helpful. Since it looks like I'll have inline editing, but can't use the grid create, instead it will just be a button with a custom window and form.
  2. Eyup
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    Posted 04 Aug Link to this post

    Hello Jason,

    Generally, to distinguish between the insert and update modes, you can use the isNew method in conbination with the edit event handler of the grid:

    Here is a basic sample:
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    .Events(events => events.Edit("onEdit"))
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    function onEdit(args) {
        if (args.model.isNew() == false) {
                // textbox
                $("#ShipName").attr("readonly", true);
                // dropdownlist
                var kendoDdl = $("#ShipCountry").data("kendoDropDownList");

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