is an option for Cell that gives a list of words that should automatically be put in italics when they are entered.


  • Typical settings for AutoItalicWords include "Mathematica" and "WSTP".
  • AutoItalicWords affects only ordinary text strings, not elements of more general expressions.

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Create a cell with an AutoItalicWords setting:

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As soon as you type a space or a punctuation mark after "cherry", it is italicized:

Introduced in 1996
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