Selectable

Selectable

is an option for displayed objects, cells, and notebooks that specifies whether their contents can be selected interactively using the front end.

Details

  • Even with the setting Selectable->False, an object can be selected as a whole.
  • With Selectable->False set at the notebook level, no cells in the notebook can be selected.

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Create a cell whose contents cannot be selected:

You can select an "unselectable" string, but not a fragment of it:

Wolfram Research (1996), Selectable, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Selectable.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1996), Selectable, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Selectable.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_selectable, author="Wolfram Research", title="{Selectable}", year="1996", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Selectable.html}", note=[Accessed: 27-February-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_selectable, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={Selectable}, year={1996}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Selectable.html}, note=[Accessed: 27-February-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1996. "Selectable." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Selectable.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1996). Selectable. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Selectable.html