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CreateDocument

CreateDocument[]
creates an empty document notebook and opens it in the front end.
CreateDocument[expr]
creates and opens a document notebook containing the expression expr.
CreateDocument[{expr1, expr2, ...}]
creates and opens a document notebook consisting of a sequence of cells containing the expri.
CreateDocument[expr, obj]
replaces the notebook represented by the notebook object obj with the one obtained from expr.
  • Possible forms for expr and expri include:
DocumentNotebook[...]a complete notebook
TextCell[...]a text cell
ExpressionCell[...]an expression cell
CellGroup[...]a cell group, potentially nested
"string"a string, inside a text cell
ean expression e, in an expression cell
  • CreateDocument can take any notebook option, together with the following additional options:
WindowSelectedTruewhether the new window should immediately be selected
NotebookFileNameNonethe file name for the document created
  • CreateDocument will by default create a notebook with name "Untitled-n".
  • CreateDocument[expr, obj] overwrites whatever data was contained in the notebook represented by the notebook object obj.
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