gives the current notebook into which keyboard input in the front end will be directed.


  • InputNotebook returns a NotebookObject.
  • If there is no current input notebook, InputNotebook[] will return $Failed.
  • The current input notebook is the notebook to which textual commands in the front end are normally directed.
  • A palette window can be a currently selected notebook but cannot normally be an input notebook.
Introduced in 1996
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