[1.2.8] Will the Alias tile ever be unmasked?

Since I couldn’t find an existing post describing the functional differences between Special > Alias Tiles and traditional copied tiles… My first question is: Will this mask indicator be a permanent fixture?

I think I’m right in my understsanding that Alias tiles are special in that they (a) are immutable (cannot be edited directly), thus (b) forever remain an exact “clone” of the parent (updating to reflect changes thereto), and (c) will be removed when the parent gets Deleted.

Whereas a plain Copy becomes susceptible to later Style changes applied to it, and survives its parent’s removal.

Observe that the resizing of a parent tile (left) may cause its Alias(es) to extend overtop an adjacent tile (right), which is normally impossible…

…leaving the latter invisible, as illustrated in this “after” shot:

Should safeguards be put in place to allow what I’m calling “z-number conflicts” a graceful resolution, perhaps by throwing a warning or just scooting the overlapped tile (which may well be on an entirely different Dash!) out of the way somehow?

The “overlapping” syndrome can lead to even more dramatic, unforeseen circumstances, such as when the parent tile (positioned one row down and one column to the right of its Alias) gets resized from 1x1 to 2x2:

…causing the Alias to overlap both it and the two other (unseen, but shadow visible) tiles that had been placed one below, and one to the right of the Alias:

Those other two tiles momentarily become visible while the Alias is clicked during Edit mode, as shown here:

Yep… all valid buggy stuff. The feature for Alias is new and needs more work for sure.

I plan to pull resizing down into the sub menu context and therefore it won’t be a mirrored feature and be part of each tiles editable item (like location)

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Always happy for someone to recommend another / better way to indicate the tiles that are “alias”

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