SelectedCells

SelectedCells[notebook]

returns a list of CellObject expressions corresponding to the currently selected cells in notebook.

SelectedCells[]

returns the currently selected cells in the notebook in which this function is being evaluated.

Details and Options

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

Return a given selected cell:

Return an empty list if no cell is selected:

Return selected cells of a given notebook:

Options  (1)

AllowInlineCells  (1)

By default, SelectedCells returns selected inline cells, such as this one with the style "Output2":

AllowInlineCells->False causes the outermost CellObject to be returned instead:

Introduced in 2014
 (10.0)