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is an option for the notebook front end that gives a list of actions to perform when specified user-interface events occur.
  • FrontEndEventActions->{"event1":>action1, "event2":>action2, ...} specifies that actioni should be evaluated whenever "eventi" occurs in connection with the notebook.
  • The possible event specifications are the same as for EventHandler, with the following addition:
"WindowClose"window being closed
  • By default, any action specified for an event by FrontEndEventActions will override any default action that Mathematica would take for that event.
New in 6