Wolfram Language & System 10.4 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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Textual Elements in Notebooks

The Wolfram Language's unified symbolic document architecture makes it possible to have flowing text contain any kind of objectincluding math, graphics or dynamic elements.


a string containing arbitrary ordinary or special characters

Row show a list as a row of abutting elements, potentially extending over several lines

Spacer a spacer of specified size

Invisible space the same size as a given expression

Riffle intersperse elements into a list

Text use text fonts and other text formatting for an object

Style specify arbitrary styles for an object

TextCell create a complete text cell, with any cell options

StringForm display with expressions interleaved with a raw string

Alt+7 interactively create a new text cell in a notebook

Ctrl+( start an inline text cell inside any expression