I set the "Write condition" to be FALSE, but it is possible to edit the field normally:
How can I define a "write condition" in a single field within a form?
The 'write condition' is a validation rule. It will only run when the user presses the save button in the form. So its an expected behavior for the field to be open.
To block the field from being edited you can hide it or you can block it. These rules can be specified in the 'Show When' and 'Disable When' respectively in the table field specification. The 'Fill When' has the additional property of clearing the value of the field when the condition is false, so it should be used with care.
In the form field specification only the 'show when' is available. Its best practice to think about these kind of business rules in terms of the business entities, not in terms of the form interface. Business rules should be as traversal as possible throughout the application to avoid data and interface inconsistencies (if the user is able to do operation X in one interface, the same user should be able to do operation X in any interface).
At this time only the "Write condition" defined in the table field is supported and is validated on the server side in the save process.
If you need to block the field forever just on this form, I would recommend changing the help type to "Fixed".
Also, if you need to block the field on all forms, based on a condition, you can use the "Disable when" condition in the table field.
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