gives the currently selected notebook in the front end.
- SelectedNotebook returns a NotebookObject.
- The currently selected notebook will normally have its title bar highlighted.
- The currently selected notebook is the one to which notebook‐oriented menu commands in the front end will be directed. Textual commands, however, are directed to the input notebook.
- A palette window can be a currently selected notebook but cannot normally be an input notebook.
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Both programmed operations and user interactions can change the selected SelectedNotebook:
Wolfram Research (1996), SelectedNotebook, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SelectedNotebook.html.
Wolfram Language. 1996. "SelectedNotebook." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SelectedNotebook.html.
Wolfram Language. (1996). SelectedNotebook. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SelectedNotebook.html