React Native Enable Disable TextInput Programmatically

This is an Example of React Native Enable Disable TextInput Programmatically. In this Example, we will make a TextInput Enable/Disable on a click of a button. This type of task can be used while making any form which has interdependent fields like F1 needs to be filed before F2, so in that case, you can disable F2 until the user fill the field F1. We will use editable prop of the TextInput to make it Enable or Disable. So Let’s get started.

To Make a React Native App

Getting started with React Native will help you to know more about the way you can make a React Native project. We are going to use react-native init to make our React Native App. Assuming that you have node installed, you can use npm to install the react-native-cli command line utility. Open the terminal and go to the workspace and run
npm install -g react-native-cli
Run the following commands to create a new React Native project
react-native init ProjectName
This will make a project structure with an index file named App.js in your project directory.

Open App.js in any code editor and replace the code with the following code.

App.js

To Run the React Native App

Open the terminal again and jump into your project using.
cd ProjectName
To run the project on an Android Virtual Device or on real debugging device
react-native run-android
or on the iOS Simulator by running
react-native run-ios (macOS only).

IOS

     

Android

     

This is how you can enable or disable a TextInput. If you have any doubt or you want to share something about the topic you can comment below or contact us here. There will be more posts coming soon. Stay tuned!

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