A public attribute is normal attribute that are normally shown in other view types. Private attribute is similar as normal attribute, but it is hidden in Main Tab and only shown when editing Custom View in the editor Tab. By default, most Custom View attributes are private, this reduce clutter by showing you important attributes only.
Editing Private Attribute
An attribute in Custom View can be set as private or not. To edit the attribute,
- Hover mouse to the left of any attribute (except derived attribute)
- Click private attribute icon
- Set the attribute as private or public
Editing Private Attribute when editing Custom View in Object Editor tab