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Non-Project Files Protection Dialog

This dialog appears when you try to edit non-project files (e.g, library sources, external sources etc.), and protects them from accidental modifications.

ItemDescription
These files do not belong to the projectThis area displays a non-project file that you are trying to edit.
I want to edit this file anywaySelect this option to disable protection for the listed files.
I want to edit all files in this directorySelect this option to disable protection for the listed files and all files in the same directory.
I want to edit any non-project file in the current sessionSelect this option to disable protection completely.

All options are effective during current session, once the IDE restarted, protection will be reenabled.

Last modified: 11 October 2017

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