How to make fields uneditable in a certain state?

I have created a custom Workflow which has an Approved state at the end.  I would like users to not be able to modify fields in the issue when it is in the Approved state.  I have set jira.issue.editable to false for the Approved state.  This end up hiding the Edit button on the upper left hand corner.  However users are still able to go to a field and click the edit button next to the field and start editing.  How can I prevent this?

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Hi Charitha!

I just tested adding this property on a workflow under JIRA 7.0 and it appears there's a bug on projects of type Software and Service Desk that still allows for inline-editing of fields even with that property set.

I've reported the bug here. I recommend you add yourself as a watcher on that to receive updates regarding it in the future.


Thank you for your response!

Fields that can be edited in-line are defined in the "Edit Screen" of your project Screen Scheme. So go in there and remove all the fields you don't like to be edited this way.

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