This token has not been fully integrated into the long-term Wolfram Language, and is subject to change.


converts the selected cells into a new format.


  • "SelectionConvert" is equivalent to the cell conversion options in Cell Convert To.
  • "SelectionConvert" has a parameter that can take one of the following values:
  • "InputForm"Wolfram Language input format
    "RawInputForm"raw Wolfram Language input format
    "OutputForm"Wolfram Language output format
    "StandardForm"inline cell in StandardForm for text selections
    "TraditionalForm"inline cell in TraditionalForm for text selections
    "PostScript"PostScript format
    "Bitmap"platform-independent bitmap format
    "Metafile"Windows Metafile format (Windows only)
    "PDF"convert selected cells into PDF format (Mac OS X only)
    "QuickTime"convert selected graphics cells to QuickTime format (Mac OS X only)
  • A typical use is FrontEndExecute[{FrontEndToken[FrontEnd`SelectedNotebook[],"SelectionConvert","InputForm"]}].

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