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  • NotebookOpen[" name "] opens an existing notebook with the specified name, returning the corresponding notebook object.
  • NotebookOpen[" name ", options ] opens a notebook using the options given.
  • NotebookOpen will usually cause a new notebook window to be opened on your screen.
  • NotebookOpen returns $Failed if it cannot open a notebook with the specified name.
  • NotebookOpen searches the directories specified by the NotebookPath global option for the front end.
  • With the option Visible->False set, NotebookOpen will return a NotebookObject, but will not cause a window to appear on your screen.
  • NotebookOpen initially sets the current selection to be before the first cell in the notebook.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.10.2Section 2.10.3.
  • See also: NotebookCreate, NotebookLocate, NotebookSelection, OpenRead, Get, SetSelectedNotebook.