gives an expression cell that can appear in a Mathematica notebook.

ExpressionCell[expr, "style"]
gives an expression cell with the specified style.

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  • Expression cells can contain any Mathematica expressions, including graphics and dynamic objects.
  • An ExpressionCell can appear anywhere in a Mathematica expression.
  • ExpressionCell[expr] by default formats expr in the current default output format type, typically StandardForm.
  • Typical possible styles for expression cells include , , , etc.
  • CellPrint[ExpressionCell[expr, "Print"]] is normally effectively equivalent to Print[expr].
  • ExpressionCell can have any of the many options of Cell, including for example:
  • Backgroundthe color of the background for the cell
    CellBaselinealignment relative to surrounding text
    CellFramewhether to draw a frame around the cell
    CellTagstags for the cell
    Editablewhether to allow the contents of the cell to be edited
    FontSizethe default size of text in the cell
    TextAlignmenthow to align the contents of the cell
  • ExpressionCell[Null] gives an empty expression cell.
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