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Sure: I have developed (beta version anyway) a reasonably complex part that derives its geometry from a set of base parameters. For the most part, these parameters should not have to be, and should not be, altered. But there is the outside possibility that editing would be required.
I dealt with this by locking the parameters, but giving the user the option of unlocking them for editing – a prompt, if you will, that what they were about to do should be done sparingly.
To ensure this ‘safety’ mechanism functioned properly, I re-locked the parameters when the user closed the parameters dialog. This was done by testing the global context. If it wasn’t the parameters dialog, then the parameters got locked.
Attached is a screenshot.
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