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Edict tab

Edict tab

The Edict tab is used to set the edict ($Edict) action of notes, adornments and agents.

The main input box is used for adding or editing the action code. Pressing the Return key commits any changes made and runs (or updates) the query. The code box has auto-completion for action code and attribute names (based on using a $-prefix).

Inheritance state. A caption above and right of the code box indicates the inheritance state of the edict. Captions are:

  • default. Uses document default.
  • inherited. Uses an inherited (prototype) value.
  • (no caption). The edict is set locally in the note.

Enabled. This toggles disabling of the edict ($EdictDisabled). When un-ticked the edict's code is not evaluated as part of the rule cycle.

Run Now button. This runs the edict immediately, once. If the edict is disabled, this button is disabled. From v8.0.1, the button also updates the Key Attributes table.