SharePoint custom development

Hi,

I have a requirement where I need to make a list Item read only after status field value= 'Complete'. I am thinking of writing an event handler to do this as setting item level permissions is not something that I am looking into.

Can anyone help how to achieve this?

Thanks
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colly92002Connect With a Mentor Commented:
There is a discussion of this problem and some suggested solutions here:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3938888/how-do-i-make-a-list-item-read-only
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colly92002Commented:
Creating an event handler is no problem if you skilled with .net and have Visual Studio - there are plenty of walkthroughs on the net that will tell you how to do this.  You could also easily achive this process using a workflow.  Sharepoint Designer will let you do it without code.

Your problem will be making an item "read only" - I would suggest you use "in place records management" and declare the item a record.  You can do this in code or in a workflow.
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TechsavyAuthor Commented:
Declaring an item as a record works only with document libraries.  SharePoint designer workflow can set list item permissions but it cannot set an item read only.  I am still looking for code help with itemupdating event.

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