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CellEditDuplicate

CellEditDuplicate
is an option for Cell which specifies whether the front end should make a copy of the cell before actually applying any changes in its contents that you request.
  • CellEditDuplicate is typically set for styles of cells rather than for individual cells.
Create an output cell that will automatically be copied when you edit it:
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Click for copyable input
Position the insertion point at the end of the cell's contents:
When you type something in the cell, Mathematica makes a new copy:
 
Create an output cell that will automatically be restyled as input when you edit it:
In[1]:=
Click for copyable input
Position the insertion point at the end of the cell's contents:
When you type, Mathematica converts the cell to an input cell:
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