I'm trying to remove the CellGroupingRules options in every cell in a notebook.

Eventually I opened the Notebook in a text editor and did a find replace, but there has to be a better solution.

And this doesn't work:

Scan[(#=DeleteCases[#, CellGroupingRules, \[Infinity]])&,Cells[]]

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Does this fit your needs?

    SetOptions[#, CellGroupingRules -> None] &, 
  • $\begingroup$ I tried -> Automatic, but I never tried None, will this break the stylesheet? $\endgroup$
    – M.R.
    Aug 29, 2015 at 21:22
  • $\begingroup$ @M.R. I don't know, what do you mean? It should be ok, stylesheet settings are going to be overwritten by this explicit statement so it should be ok. Abount None, yes, it was a blind shot :P $\endgroup$
    – Kuba
    Aug 31, 2015 at 7:49

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