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is an option to Cell which gives a function to be applied to every expression from the cell that is sent to the kernel for ordinary evaluation.
  • CellEvaluationFunction is used for all ordinary kernel evaluations, as initiated for example by Shift+Enter or by Evaluate in Place.
  • It is not used for evaluations associated with Dynamic objects.
  • In an InputForm cell, it is applied to the string corresponding to the input to be evaluated.
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