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This function has not been fully integrated into the long-term Mathematica system, and is subject to change.
is an option for notebooks that specifies whether a notebook can be saved.
  • With the setting Saveable->False, a notebook cannot be saved using FileSave or the equivalent keyboard shortcut. Additionally, you will not be prompted to save the notebook if you make edits and then close the notebook or quit Mathematica. You can save the notebook using FileSave As.
  • The default setting is Saveable->True.
New in 5.0