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Workaround: How to make a TextArea un-editable for Android

This may be painfully obvious to the more experienced developers here, but for me this has been a thorn in my side for a couple of weeks now.

There is a known issue with


working on Android. The keyboard would still pop up when the text area was focused and you could alter the text (not permanently, but still annoying).

Labels work fine if all you have is a little text, but I had paragraphs. Believe me, I tried dozens of things to circumvent this bug. The only thing I found that worked was this ("description" is my TextArea var):

description.addEventListener('focus', function()
— asked August 12th 2010 by Chris Dotson
  • android
  • bug
  • textarea
  • workaround

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