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Cell

  • Cell[ contents , " style "] represents a cell in a Mathematica notebook.
  • A Mathematica notebook consists of a list of cells.
  • You can see the form of a cell as an expression by using the Show Expression command in the standard Mathematica front end.
  • You can access cells in a notebook directly using the front end. You can also access the cells from the kernel using NotebookRead and NotebookWrite, or using Options and SetOptions on NotebookSelection[ obj ].
  • The contents of cells can be the following:
  • In any given notebook, a collection of possible cell styles are defined, typically with names such as "Title", "Section", "Input" and "Output".
  • Cells can have many options, including:
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.10.1Section 2.10.7.
  • See also: Notebook, CellPrint.