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Cell Styling Options
Mathematica provides many options for styling the cells that appear in notebooks. Some of the more common styling options are available directly from the Format menu. All styling options can be accessed interactively from the Option Inspector, as well as programming through Style and related functions. Note that style options for contents of cells can also be specified at the level of complete cells.
FormatStyle set the style for a cell
Option Inspector interactively set any cell styling option
TextCell, ExpressionCell programmatically create cells with specified styling
    
Background background color for a cell
CellFrame whether to put a frame around a cell
    
CellDingbat a dingbat to emphasize a cell
    
ShowCellLabel whether to show labels on cells (e.g. Out[n]=)
    
CellMargins margins on each side of a cell
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