Wolfram Language & System 10.3 (2015)|Legacy Documentation

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gives a text cell that can appear in a Wolfram System notebook.

gives a text cell with the specified style.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • Text cells are formatted like text, with appropriate spacing and line breaking.
  • CellPrint[TextCell[expr]] inserts a text cell into your current notebook.
  • Typical possible styles for text cells include , , , etc.
  • TextCell[Row[{expr1,expr2,}]] generates a text cell containing a concatenation of the , which need not be only strings.
  • TextCell can have any of the many options of Cell, including:
  • Backgroundthe color of the background for the cell
    CellBaselinealignment relative to surrounding text
    CellFramewhether to draw a frame around the cell
    CellTagstags for the cell
    Editablewhether to allow the contents of the cell to be edited
    FontSizethe default size of text in the cell
    TextAlignmenthow to align text in the cell

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This represents a cell that contains text:

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This turns the cell expression into an actual cell in the current notebook:

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Introduced in 2007