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A.2.12 Front End Files

Notebook files as well as front end initialization files can contain a subset of standard Mathematica language syntax. This syntax includes:

FilledSmallSquare Any Mathematica expression in FullForm.

FilledSmallSquare Lists in ... form. The operators ->, :> and &. Function slots in # form.

FilledSmallSquare Special characters in \[Name], \:xxxx or \.xx form.

FilledSmallSquare String representation of boxes involving \(, \) and other backslash operators.

FilledSmallSquare Mathematica comments delimited by (* and *).