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InputNotebook

InputNotebook[]
gives the current notebook into which keyboard input in the front end will be directed.
  • The current input notebook is the notebook to which textual commands in the front end are normally directed.
  • A palette window can be a currently selected notebook but cannot normally be an input notebook.
Give the notebook object for the current input notebook:
Perform additional operations:
Give the notebook object for the current input notebook:
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Perform additional operations:
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The notebook that starts an evaluation might not be the input notebook:
Both programmed operations and user interactions can change which notebook is taking input:
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