Specifies whether the rowset automatically switches to Edit mode when changes are made through dataLinked components.

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When a query (or stored procedure) is activated, its rowset opens in Browse mode. If a rowset’s autoEdit property is true (the default), typing a destructive keystroke in a dataLinked component automatically attempts to switch the rowset into Edit mode by implicitly calling beginEdit( ). If you set autoEdit to false, data displayed in a form is read-only, and you must explicitly call beginEdit( ) to switch to Edit mode.

autoEdit has no effect on assignments to the value of a field; the first assignment to a row always calls beginEdit( ) implicitly to secure a row lock.