specifies the default source to be used for deployed cloud objects.


  • The default setting for $SourceLink is Automatic.
  • $SourceLink can take a cloud object that will be the source for all deployed cloud objects.
  • $SourceLink=Automatic indicates that the source for the deployed cloud objects is to be the cloud object corresponding to the current notebook, if that exists.
  • $SourceLink=None specifies that by default no source link should be given.


Basic Examples  (1)

The default setting of $SourceLink is Automatic:

In the cloud notebook, the $EvaluationCloudObject automatically becomes the source for the deployed object:

No source is given when evaluation is done in the Wolfram Language desktop:

Change newly deployed cloud objects to always use a custom object as the default source:

Introduced in 2016
Updated in 2019