once you close an issue editing is no longer possible.how does jira know the disable editing?

Is this done by simply checking the issue status name = 'Closed'? It would be silly in my opinion.

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There's a "property" on the step in the workflow that says "issue editing is false". Status doesn't matter.

here are the 4 properties that exist on the transition:

wich of them tells me that editting is not possible?

opsbar-sequence 60
jira.i18n.submit closeissue.close
jira.i18n.title closeissue.title
commit.command.mapping

close

Not the properties on the transition - the properties on the step. A transition is an action, and a step is a state, description or attribute if you like.

It's not useful to try to say "on transition disallow edit" because a transition lasts a fraction of a second and by it's nature is an edit in itself anyway. It IS useful to say "when issue has this attribute, disallow edit"

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Hello Flavius.

Yes, Jira disables the editing when the issue status is turned to "Closed".

I could create an Improvement Request if you want to, so let me know about it.

Best Regards.

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Please check this article, it explains the steps.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Allow+editing+of+Closed+Issues

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