Leave UD fields open at job completion?

Is it possible to leave certain UD fields open even if a job is closed? I'm thinking there's two options here, would love feedback on these or potentially other solutions:

1. Set the readonly field = to false on change field of job # (or some other trigger that works)

2. Push out the new UD fields to a new UD table (instead of using Jobhead.UDFields), then dump them into a new tab in Job Entry - I'm not sure details here, probably involves a foreign key view to the UD table and some sort of linkage via Job # to a UD primary key or something?

I'd appreciate any suggestions,


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