NotebookApply

NotebookApply[notebook,data]

writes data into a notebook at the current selection, replacing the first selection placeholder in data by the current selection, and then setting the current selection to be just after the data written.

NotebookApply[cell,data]

writes data into a notebook in place of the specified cell.

NotebookApply[notebook,data,sel]

writes data into a notebook and then sets the current selection to be as specified by sel.

Details and Options

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Create a notebook and select the first x:

Apply a template to make the x the base of a superscript structure:

Apply a template and select all of the data written:

Options  (2)

AutoScroll  (2)

Select an x in a cell that is not visible in the notebook window:

Usually, writing data to a location makes the document scroll to that location:

Again, select an x that is not visible in the notebook window:

With AutoScroll set to False, the location where data is written stays off screen:

Moving the selection slightly, without AutoScroll->False, scrolls to where the new data is:

Introduced in 1996
 (3.0)
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Updated in 2012
 (9.0)