ASP.NET Webforms Disabled vs Readonly Fields

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ASP.NET Webforms has two ways of disabling text input fields:

Method 1: Disabled

Method 2: ReadOnly

The first method greys out the field by default, the second one does not grey out. The other difference I have found is that the second method leaves the scroll bar in memo fields enabled, as opposed to disabling it (although its still possible to move around with the cursor keys in both cases).

So here is some CSS that can be used to help make it look consistent:

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I have been working as a software developer since 1983. This blog could have been called "From Fortran 77, C and Cobol to C# in 20 (not so) easy years", but it doesn't sound quite right somehow. Besides I'm talking about what's happened since 2003, not before!

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