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Section values change to editable on pressing F5



When clicking Refresh or when pressing F5, section values change to Editable from Read-only in the Review screen.

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a Section rule
  2. Mark few of the fields mandatory and submit the screen
  3. Press F5 in the Review mode

Root Cause

An issue in the custom application code or rules. The section changes to editable because of its parent section which is in Editable format instead of Auto.


Perform the following local-change: 

  1. Open the section where the values change to editable on refresh in design time
  2. Click the Presentation tab of the section properties
  3. Change Auto to Read-only format


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Published December 19, 2019 - Updated October 8, 2020

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