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Prototype links

A note's relationship with its prototype, i.e. the note name set in $Prototype, as stored as a basic link, i.e. in the TBX's <links> linkbase.

Importantly, this form of link is not drawn or counted (e.g. as in $ChildCount) as whilst generically a basic link it is essentially 'behind-the-curtain' use. If treated as a normal link it would throw link counts off by one and and noise to maps using prototypes.

If necessary, the visibility of the 'prototype' link type can be turned on in two contexts: