Selectable

Selectable

is an option for displayed objects, cells, and notebooks that specifies whether their contents can be selected interactively using the front end.

Details

  • Even with the setting Selectable->False, an object can be selected as a whole.
  • With Selectable->False set at the notebook level, no cells in the notebook can be selected.

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Create a cell whose contents cannot be selected:

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You can select an "unselectable" string, but not a fragment of it:

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See Also

Deploy  Editable  ContentSelectable  ShowSelection  WindowClickSelect  StructuredSelection  Multiselection

Tutorials

Introduced in 1996
(3.0)