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How to access a kendo Grid Template row and remove an attribute from every field when the row is activated for editing

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Acadia asked on 07 Jan 2016, 04:57 PM



I have a Kendo grid with the following edit template row:

            .ToolBar(t => { t.Create().Text("New Observation"); })
            .Editable(e => e.Mode(GridEditMode.InLine).Window(w => { w.Events(ev => { ev.Activate("killKendoValidation"); }); }))
            .Columns(columns =>
                       .ClientTemplate("<a class='k-button k-grid-edit k-button-icon'><span class='k-icon k-edit'></span></a><a class='k-button k-grid-delete k-button-icon'><span class='k-icon k-delete'></span></a>")
                columns.Bound(p => p.Job);
                columns.Bound(p => p.EntryDate).Format("{0:MM/dd/yyyy}");
                columns.Bound(p => p.EntryUser);
                columns.Bound(p => p.ObservationDate).Format("{0:MM/dd/yyyy}");
                columns.Bound(p => p.Observer);
                columns.Bound(p => p.CBICode);
                columns.Bound(p => p.AllSafe).ClientTemplate("<input type='checkbox' disabled='disabled' #= AllSafe == true ? checked='checked' : '' #/>");
            .HtmlAttributes(new { style = "height:550px;" })
            .DataSource(dataSource => dataSource
                .Model(m => { m.Id("ID"); m.Field(f => f.EntryDate).DefaultValue(DateTime.Today); m.Field(f => f.ObservationDate).DefaultValue(DateTime.Today); })
                .Read(r => r.Action("GetCards", "Grid"))
                .Update(u => u.Action("UpdateCard", "Grid"))
                .Create(c => c.Action("AddCard", "Grid"))
                .Destroy(d => d.Action("DeleteCard", "Grid"))
            .Events(e => { e.Edit("setEditWindowTitle"); })
   <script id="CardDetailTemplate" type="text/x-kendo-template">
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I would like to loop through the fields in this templated row when it is activated for edit and remove the RaedOnly attribute for every cell.  How could I do this?

Am I even heading in the right direction for accessing the fields with the below code?  How do I detect when the templated row is active in edit mode?

  var dataItem = $("#Grid").data("kendoGrid").dataSource.get(2);
            var row = $("#Grid").data("kendoGrid")


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Alexander Popov
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answered on 11 Jan 2016, 02:32 PM

I would suggest subscribing to the Grid's edit event. Once it is triggered you can get the Grid's editable element, which in the current context should be the <tr>, then remove attributes as per requirements. For example: 
function onEdit(e) {

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