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DisplayExpression


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 action   [other action-type attributes]

 (not set - empty string)

 General   [other General Group attributes]

 Action code

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 No

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Action code expression to customise the way a note's name is displayed in Tinderbox views via $DisplayName.

$DisplayName holds the evaluated result of $DisplayExpression' code. If $DisplayName has a value if is used instead of $Name in many views within Tinderbox; $Name is unaffected.

Some users find it helpful to use actions and rules to append information to not names, e.g. a word count, number of children or the value of some attribute. However, this does change the actual name of the note and can cause problems with other actions which don't expect note names to change.

See a further description of display expressions.