is an option to notebook manipulation functions that specifies whether the function should create a user prompt when mimicking an action that would have created a user prompt if invoked manually.


  • The user prompt invoked varies from function to function. For example, NotebookPrint would invoke a prompt to select a printer, while NotebookSave would invoke a prompt to select a filename.
  • Setting Interactive->True may not guarantee a user prompt will appear. For example, a user prompt only appears with NotebookClose if Mathematica detects that changes to the notebook may be lost and would normally prompt the user to save the notbook or lose the changes.
  • If Interactive->True causes a user prompt to appear, then the function will fail if the user cancels the prompt.
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