Last updated at 9:14 am UTC on 11 May 2017
An individual preference which can be turned on and off from the Preferences window. See Preferences for how to do this.
Projects may keep local project preferences.
Represents a true/false flag that is under user control and which can be interrogated by a call to Preferences
viewRegistry the registry of the classes responsible for building my view
name a symbol, the formal name of the preference.
value a boolean, the current value
defaultValue the default value of the preference
helpString string or text, constituting the help message
localToProject boolean, whether each project holds its own version
categoryList list of categories under which to offer this
changeInformee whom, if anyone, to inform if the value changes:
changeSelector what selector to send to the changeInformee when the value changes