How might I select the 1st Placeholder in a Notebook?


Has no option.

Button["Click Here",
   ToBoxes[Unevaluated@Sum[Placeholder[m ], {t, 1, n}]],

This works for me in version 10.0.0 under Windows:

NotebookFind[EvaluationNotebook[], "\[Placeholder]"]


NotebookFind[obj,data] sets the current selection in the specified notebook object to be the next occurrence of data.

This must be placed at the top of the Notebook when it is run.

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  • $\begingroup$ It is a named Placeholder. But I believe I see. $\endgroup$ – William Sep 3 '14 at 2:45
  • $\begingroup$ @Liam I don't understand your comment. What do you mean? Were you not referring to \[Placeholder] as generated with Placeholder[]? $\endgroup$ – Mr.Wizard Sep 3 '14 at 2:48
  • $\begingroup$ I am. Posted example. Version doesn't work currently. $\endgroup$ – William Sep 3 '14 at 2:51

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