WebPart.AllowEdit property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether an end user can modify a WebPart control in personal view.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)


<WebPartStorageAttribute(Storage.Shared)> _
Public Overrides Property AllowEdit As Boolean
Dim instance As WebPart
Dim value As Boolean

value = instance.AllowEdit

instance.AllowEdit = value
public override bool AllowEdit { get; set; }

Property value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Web Part can be modified in personal view; otherwise, false. The default value is true.


This property cannot be personalized by individual users. The value of its WebPartStorageAttribute is Storage.Shared, which specifies that the property will be stored with the same value for all users. Only users with the Write web pages right can set this property. It can be set programmatically, or it can be set through the Web Part task pane in the shared view of the Web-based user interface, or by using a SharePoint Foundation–compatible HTML editor, such as SharePoint Designer.

See also


WebPart class

WebPart members

Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages namespace