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Debugging user Action code

Remember that output of any action code is normally to set/alter one or more attributes. Here are a few things learned from testing complex action & export code…

Tiny steps save time in the end — especially when things are not going as they ought.

Store results in (interim attributes. You can view attribute values in many ways other than a note window's key attributes:

Indeed, as the above do not require opening a text window, the method can be more efficient

If an initial attempt at a piece of code does not work then consider:

With regard to Export code:

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