- name. The name of the attribute.
- type. The data type of the attribute. The list may contain greyed out types; these are types for internal app use only and are not available to users. User-creatable options are on a pop-up menu.
- default value. This value is applied to all new notes.
Although you can amend data types after initial creation this can cause Tinderbox to not display some information correctly. You are advised to create a new attribute and delete the old one. If you create the new attribute first, you can use an agent to copy the data to the new attribute before deleting both the agent and the old attribute.
Likewise, changing an attribute name in a mature document may have undesired effect; consider existing agents, actions and rules. Changing an attributes names (including just changing letter case) will cause notes with that attribute set as a key attribute to display as a blank line in the key attributes table. Reselecting the new name from the note's key attributes pop-up (or using other set/selection methods) will return the note's display. The data in the renamed attribute is not affected.