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File New

creates a new notebook, slide show, Demonstration, package, or text document.
  • The following can be set from the New submenu:
Notebookcreate a new notebook window
Slide Showcreate a new slide show notebook
Demonstrationcreate a template for a new Demonstration
Styled Notebookopen the Stylesheets palette to create a styled notebook
FreeCDFcreate a new Computable Document (.cdf) file
Packagecreate a new package (.m) file
Text Documentcreate a new text (.txt) file
  • The new file is initially empty.