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FilledSmallSquare Options[symbol] gives the list of default options assigned to a symbol.

FilledSmallSquare Options[expr] gives the options explicitly specified in a particular expression such as a graphics object.

FilledSmallSquare Options[stream] or Options["sname"] gives options associated with a particular stream.

FilledSmallSquare Options[object] gives options associated with an external object such as a NotebookObject.

FilledSmallSquare Options[obj, name] gives the setting for the option name.

FilledSmallSquare Options[obj, , , ... ] gives a list of the settings for the options .

FilledSmallSquare Many built-in functions allow you to give additional arguments that specify options with rules of the form name -> value.

FilledSmallSquare Options[f] gives the list of rules to be used for the options associated with a function f if no explicit rules are given when the function is called.

FilledSmallSquare Options always returns a list of transformation rules for option names.

FilledSmallSquare You can assign a value to Options[symbol] to redefine all the default option settings for a function.

FilledSmallSquare SetOptions[symbol, name -> value] can be used to specify individual default options.

FilledSmallSquare You can use Options on InputStream and OutputStream objects. If there is only one stream with a particular name, you can give the name as a string as the argument of Options.

FilledSmallSquare If you ask for Options[NotebookObject[ ... ], name] the kernel will send a request to the front end to find the result.

FilledSmallSquare Explicit values are found for options associated with cells even if these options are only set at the style, notebook or global level.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.9.4 and Section A.3.3.

FilledSmallSquare See also: AbsoluteOptions.

FilledSmallSquare Related package: Utilities`FilterOptions`.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1; modified in 3.

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