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ReadOnly


Attribute Data Type: 

Attribute Default Value: 

Attribute Group: 

Attribute Purpose: 

Attribute Inherited from Preferences?   

Attribute Read-Only? 

Attribute Intrinsic? 

Attribute First Added: 

Attribute Altered: 

 boolean   [other boolean-type attributes]

 false

 Textual   [other Textual Group attributes]

 Note text

 No

 No

 No

 Baseline

 


Controls the whether the user can edit the text content ($Text) of a note.

$ReadOnly does not affect other note attributes. By default new notes are editable. Besides various read-only system attributes, this attribute is normally used for notes that fetch their content from the web: you don't really want to modify their content or indeed, cannot.

When set to true, to select text in the note you must use Cmd+drag-select instead of the normal drag select.