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NotebookApply

NotebookApply[notebook, data]
writes data into a notebook at the current selection, replacing the first selection placeholder in data by the current selection, and then setting the current selection to be just after the data written.
NotebookApply[notebook, data, sel]
writes data into a notebook and then sets the current selection to be as specified by sel.
  • NotebookApply has the same effect as NotebookWrite, except that it replaces the first selection placeholder in data by the current selection.
  • NotebookApply can be used in setting up actions for buttons in palettes.
Create a notebook and select the first x:
Apply a template to make the x the base of a superscript structure:
Apply a template and select all of the data written:
Create a notebook and select the first x:
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Apply a template to make the x the base of a superscript structure:
Apply a template and select all of the data written:
Select an x in a cell that is not visible in the notebook window:
Usually, writing data to a location makes the document scroll to that location:
Again, select an x that is not visible in the notebook window:
With AutoScroll set to False, the location where data is written stays off screen:
Moving the selection slightly, without AutoScroll->False, scrolls to where the new data is:
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