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gives information about selected cells in the notebook represented by the notebook object obj.
  • CellInformation can give information both about selections within cells, and cells selected as a whole.
  • CellInformation returns a list of rules which include information on cell styles, selection positions, and other features.
Assign a generated notebook object to a symbol:
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The style of cells can be read directly from any notebook object with Developer`CellInformation:
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