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The scenario is this:

An agent enters the post data (custom post), but can only do a pending for review or change the visibility of the post. He cannot change the post status manually.

I have achived the pending for review, but I cannot hide the "Status: published/pending etc. Edit". How is it possible (if possible)?

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Add this code where it's should be (plugin/functions.php/mu-plugin) - simple "hide" method using css.

add_action('admin_print_styles-post.php',     'hide_publishing_block_using_css');
add_action('admin_print_styles-post-new.php', 'hide_publishing_block_using_css');
function hide_publishing_block_using_css(){
    echo '<style>#misc-publishing-actions{display:none;}</style>';
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Thanks. Actually though, I need the visibility part, but it seems that I'd have to change the javascript also because each time you press the cancel from visibility it reenables the Status bit. – Panagiotis Nov 19 '12 at 13:22

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