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is a notebook option that gives a list of actions to perform when specified events occur in connection with the notebook.
  • NotebookEventActions->{"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
  • Settings for NotebookEventActions are often defined at the level of stylesheets, rather than for individual notebooks.
  • By default, any action specified for an event by NotebookEventActions will override any default action that Mathematica would take for that event.
New in 6