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Visible

Visible
is a notebook option which specifies whether the notebook should be explicitly displayed on the screen.
  • With Visible->False a notebook can still be manipulated from the kernel, but will not explicitly be displayed on the screen.
Create a document that is not displayed:
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You can carry out manipulations of the notebook even while it is invisible:
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Make the notebook visible:
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