Attribute names in the inspector
reveals whether it is saved in a patcher. If the attribute name is printed in italics, its value is not
saved with the patcher. Attributes of user interface objects such as color and size are always saved in the patcher. Attributes of non-user-interface objects such as metro
and Jitter objects such as jit.qt.movie
are not saved in the patcher. Before the frozen attribute feature existed, if you want to initialize these attributes to specific values when loading a patcher, you had two choices:
Note: if you duplicate objects with frozen attributes, the duplicated object will share
the same frozen attribute values as the original, even though it may not share the same current attribute values.