FrontEndDynamicExpression

FrontEndDynamicExpression

is a global front end option that specifies an expression to be dynamically updated whenever the front end is running.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Run a dynamic expression that prints the number of open notebooks:

Restore the default value of FrontEndDynamicExpression:

Properties & Relations  (2)

Dynamic can be omitted from the right-hand side if :> is used in SetOptions:

Similarly, Dynamic can be omitted from the right-hand side if := is used in CurrentValue:

As with any other Dynamic expression, Refresh may be used to control reevaluation:

Introduced in 2010
 (8.0)