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NotebookOpen

NotebookOpen["name"]
opens an existing notebook with the specified name, returning the corresponding notebook object.
NotebookOpen["name", options]
opens a notebook using the options given.
NotebookOpen["http://url", ...]
opens a notebook from any accessible URL.
  • NotebookOpen will usually cause a new notebook window to be opened on your screen.
  • NotebookOpen initially sets the current selection to be before the first cell in the notebook.
Open a notebook from a file in a specified directory:
Open a notebook from a file in a specified directory:
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Open a notebook from the web:
A relative file name locates files relative to the front end's NotebookPath setting:
Set the current working directory:
NotebookOpen does not look in this directory for the specified file name:
To open a file in the current directory, give a path based on Directory[]:
Return to the previous working directory:
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