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Mathematica Menu Item

File New

New
creates a new notebook, slide show, demonstration, package, or text document.
  • The following can be set from the New submenu:
Notebookcreate a new notebook window
Slide Showcreate a new slide show notebook
Demonstrationcreate a template for a new Demonstration
Packagecreate a new package (.m) file
Text Documentcreate a new text (.txt) file
  • The new file is initially empty.