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opens an existing notebook with the specified name, returning the corresponding notebook object.
NotebookOpen["name", options]
opens a notebook using the options given.
NotebookOpen["http://url", ...]
opens a notebook from any accessible URL.
  • NotebookOpen will usually cause a new notebook window to be opened on your screen.
  • NotebookOpen initially sets the current selection to be before the first cell in the notebook.
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