is an option for Cell that specifies whether to display the label for a cell.


  • ShowCellLabel is more often set for styles of cells than for individual cells.
  • With the setting CellLabelAutoDelete->True, the label for a cell is automatically deleted if the cell is modified.

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Create one input cell with ShowCellLabel->True and one with ShowCellLabel->False:

Labels are set when the cells are evaluated, but the second input cell's label is hidden:

You can see the label by turning ShowCellLabel on again:

Introduced in 1996
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