creates an empty document notebook and opens it in the front end.

creates and opens a document notebook containing the expression expr.

CreateDocument[{expr1, expr2, ...}]
creates and opens a document notebook consisting of a sequence of cells containing the .

CreateDocument[expr, obj]
replaces the notebook represented by the notebook object obj with the one obtained from expr.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • Possible forms for expr and include:
  • DocumentNotebook[...]a complete notebook
    TextCell[...]a text cell
    ExpressionCell[...]an expression cell
    CellGroup[...]a cell group, potentially nested
    "string"a string, inside a text cell
    ean expression e, in an expression cell
  • CreateDocument can take any notebook option, together with the following additional options:
  • WindowSelectedTruewhether the new window should immediately be selected
    NotebookFileNameNonethe file name for the document created
  • CreateDocument will by default create a notebook with name .
  • CreateDocument returns a NotebookObject corresponding to the notebook it creates.
  • CreateDocument[expr, obj] overwrites whatever data was contained in the notebook represented by the notebook object obj.
New in 6
New to Mathematica? Find your learning path »
Have a question? Ask support »