Here is a good example of how the flexibility (under-determination) of Tinderbox can lead to an inspiring accidental feature.
When you apply the ⬍ Show Num stamp, Tinderbox determines a note’s prefix number according to its local
$SiblingOrder, and a note’s aliases can have different sibling orders from its original.
For example, the original Adding categories and posts note has a sibling order of 2, but here its alias is placed on the same outline depth with four other notes, and the sibling order of this alias reflects this:
Of course, this is what we really had in mind:
Upon reflection, you will realize that both are useful. The difference? I added a word in the code-note that determines the display expression for normal_note. The original code was this:
To display the sibling order of the originals, I simply added the designator original:
That’s it! BoxPress has conveniently gathered your display expression code-notes in the UX Window. You will find them well-organized, human-readable, and easy to modify.