is a notebook option that specifies the type of frame to draw around the window in which the notebook is displayed on the screen.


  • Typical possible settings are:
  • "Frameless"an ordinary window with no frame
    "Generic"a window with a generic border
    "ModalDialog"a modal dialog box window
    "ModelessDialog"a modeless dialog box window
    "MovableModalDialog"a movable modal dialog box window
    "Normal"an ordinary window
    "Palette"a palette window
    "ThinFrame"an ordinary window with a thin frame
  • The details of how particular types of frames are rendered may differ from one computer system to another.
  • Settings for WindowFrame affect only the appearance of a window, and not any of its other characteristics.


Basic Examples  (1)

Create windows with various frames:

Introduced in 1996