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ShowSelection

ShowSelection
is an option to Notebook, Cell, and Style that specifies whether to show the current selection highlighted.
  • ShowSelection is often set for styles of cells or whole notebooks instead of individual cells.
  • Settings for ShowSelection affect only how the selection is displayed, not where it is or how it works.
  • Setting ShowSelection->False is convenient if you want notebook operations to be performed invisibly.
Create a notebook window and select some content:
Turn off the visible marking of the selection:
Move the selection:
Make the selection visible again:
Create a notebook window and select some content:
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Turn off the visible marking of the selection:
Move the selection:
Make the selection visible again:
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