Attribute is initial state only. You can any file lock manually to prevent
accidental modification.
Again, state of toolbutton with 'Lock' icon is pressed or not? Or menu File /
Read only?

If you enabled save file state options, PSPad remembers this settings. 

And oposite, if file has R/O attribute, you can unlock it manually in PSpad and
save it. PSpad will remove R/O attribute, save file and set R/O attribute back.

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