Questions tagged [notebooks]

Questions on Notebooks (*.nb, *.ma in earlier versions), structured interactive documents produced by Mathematica that can contain text, graphics, sound, calculations, typeset expressions, and user interface elements.

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How to generate a table of contents?

This answer is several years old and while the code still works I was wondering if there was any update from the community or Wolfram. The online references still point to AuthorTools which seems to ...
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How to apply AlphabeticSort to a code cell?

I've got a single code cell in a notebook with lots of Usage messages in no particular order. I'd like to alphabetize them, but doing it manually would be a ...
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How to Reduce Font Size for SearchIndexObject display form?

In the documentation on the wolfram.com web site, SearchIndexObjects display with a font size for the search index object's metatdata (the text between the square braces) that is proportional to the ...
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How does one use option CellGroupingRules?

It seems that Manual Cell Grouping is broken in 12.0.0.0 (at least in Linux). If one pastes a cell, then any cell bracketing gets "chopped" at the paste position. This bug affects a large project of ...
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How to execute this code on startup?

Every time I open a new notebook I have to manually evaluate this code in that notebook. In order order to stop my cursor moving to a new cell. How would I automate this? I would love this ...
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New input cell style with a custom evaluator

I'm interested to implement a custom input style which would appear (mostly?) like a normal "Input" Cell, but which would ...
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Expand/collapse option for Toolbar

When creating a docked cell, the toolbar stays forever visible and somewhat "eats up" space. Since I do not use the different buttons all the time, is there a way to make the toolbar expand/collapse?
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How to use Mathematica in AWS cloud?

I have a free account in AWS cloud for 1 year for $750$ hours. How to run Mathematica in AWS cloud? And is Mathematica chargeable in AWS cloud?
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Automatic indentation of text and equations depending on Style

I have a rule when writing text and equations. Starting from the Section environment, each text/equation that sits inside Section...
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Saving remembered function when closing down notebook [duplicate]

I have functions defined to remember their values f[x_]:=f[x] I would like to be able to close a notebook without losing the computed values, what is the ...
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What are the conseqences of setting TrackCellChangeTimes to False? How are CellChangeTimes useful?

I know there are discussions on this site about version control, etc. And it appears that CellChangeTimes are used for this purpose, but how? As an individual ...
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Using an image as a CellDingbat

I'm writing code that generates a report notebook using a defined style. I would like to display an image (a logo) in the title cell along with the title itself. How can this be done? Example: ...
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How to hide and show part of a notebook with a button?

I need to show the user a part of a notebook only if he clicks on a button (or on a checkbox). For example, the user can proceed only if he answers a question correctly in the notebook! Hope to be ...
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Export in slave notebook

I have a very complicated analysis running on a notebook named Called_notebook.nb which depends on two parameters. To automate the process, I call this notebook in a loop from a master notebook, like ...
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Keep notebook running in cloud?

If I have a Wolfram Cloud account, is there some way to keep a notebook running when I'm offline, e.g. TMUX? Leaving long-running computations to keep running in the cloud when I close my laptop would ...
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Cell Bracket Clarification

I am running a very simple program that uses NotebookEvaluate to evaluate an open notebook that only has the context of saving and closing, and while it completes that task, the program gets stuck in ...
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How can I resolve the entire set of style options for a notebook?

Given a NotebookObject I'd like to know what settings all of its Cells have. This could be useful if I needed to distribute my ...
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Store Dynamic-accessible hidden metadata in a cell

Is there a way to store metadata in a cell in such a way that it can be accessed with Dynamic? Think of e.g. how ExternalLanguage cells work. We can select whether ...
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Q: How to manage notebook crashes, “In a previous session”, and memory consumption?

I worked in a notebook. Something went wrong. I do not know what or why. The notebook did not react anymore and closed. After it, I try to open the same notebook. Then the next text appears: "The ...
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How to collapse a cell group behind its 2nd cell with same functionality as WholeCellGroupOpener

Given a cell group containing two subcells... If you double click the bracket of the first cell, you collapse the group behind the first cell in that group. If, instead, you double click on the ...
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Floating Notebook

I want to make notebooks that float above other windows. The expression below creates a Notebook that floats above other Notebooks, but not above other windows (documents, etc.). Can it be done? <...
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How can I set the title of a notebook to the notebook filename, and keep it in sync automatically?

I usually use descriptive filenames for my notebooks, and then find myself manually copying that filename into a "Title" style top-level section in the notebook. I would like this to be automatic, or ...
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Programmatically creating a notebook containing plots for PDF export

In order to save computation results, I want to programmatically create some MMA notebooks and export them as PDF files. It works fine for text: ...
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All the group formatting available in Mathematica

I was wondering how many pre-defined group formatting style there is in Mathematica. From Format -> Style, one see that we can go from ...
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Update timestamp when saving [closed]

I re-worked a bit the solution for creating a timestamp in a previous post ...
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Redirecting CellPrint output

How can I make g[]; or h[]; print the same output as f[];? I am trying to capture the ...
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Generate a Notebook automatically [closed]

Good evening, I am interested in creating a Notebook with specific instructions in an automatic fashion using, say, Python. For example, I would like to generate the file NewNote.nb (a genuine ...
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Capture invisible notebook image

Is there anyway to grab an image of a notebook without it visibly opening? CurrentNotebookImage[nb] seems to force the notebook nb to become visible.
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Current $Context of a given notebook

nb = CreateDocument[{Dynamic@$Context}, CellContext -> Notebook] It will show Notebook$$22$93500` or something similar. How ...
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Styles inheritance stack for elements of a Graphics/GraphicsBox

You can skip to the bottom if you only care about the question. My original goal was to control FrameLabel color from a notebook level opposed to doing it ...
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How to create a notebook dialog that can receive contents dynamically?

When coding in notebook, I'm trying to show result(s) in a Single Notbook Dialog by this, ...
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Deleting all output cells and all empty input cells and in all notenbook files

My question is related to the following one: Delete all output in notebooks I want to delete in all notebooks in a certain root directory all output cells as well as all other output generated ...
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Text modification using RobotTools

I'm trying to create a presentation that will demonstrate the use of RobotTools. I'm able to get everything to work, but am not sure how to go about formatting text that is typed into a notebook (e.g.,...
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Why doesn't 'Abort evaluation' properly work when NotebookEvaluate is executed?

The following procedure can be easily aborted using Evaluation > Abort Evaluation menu item: Do[j + k, {j, 1, 10000}, {k, 1, 10000}] But it is not possible if <...
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Why does Mathematica indent comments the way it does?

Whenever I type multi-line comments in Mathematica, the standard editor automatically performs indentation. I find the indentation rather curious and annoying, with some example frustrations posted ...
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Why are stored variables with symbols featuring subscripts in blue after evaluation?

When normal variables are stored in the kernel after an evaluation they change color in the notebook from blue to black. I notice that if such variables are defined with symbols having subscripts such ...
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Attempting to create a toolbar with notebook tabs, unable to properly integrate functions

I recently learned that all the default Mathematica palettes were actually created in mathematica, and i have been trying to make something similar myself. And since learning that the DockedCell ...
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Set notebook sections one level up

Suppose I have a notebook filled with many chapters, sections, subsections, subsubsections and so on. Instead of changing the style of each of them manually, is there a clever way to set all or part ...
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How to call a .nb notebook inside a another notebook [duplicate]

I generally use .m as the file for mathematica. However currently I have started using .nb interface and its looking good. However if I create separate .nb files and try to call/import them inside my ...
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Change magnification only for NEW notebooks? [duplicate]

I'm using Mathematica 11.3. In an earlier version, there was, I believe, an option allowing one to change the magnification for new notebooks (created, say, using the menu item File > New or the ...
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Permanently Import an Excel CSV File to Mathematica

I had imported the file already and everything is working from my computer, but when the notebook is opened in a different computer none all the commands work properly. Thanks.
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How to select Input|Output Cell Groups in the Notebook?

I am trying to convert a Cell expression to an image. I created a new notebook and copied the cells that need to be rendered. ...
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Is it possible to open this corrupted file

I get the following message: There was a syntax error on line 23 in the file: Petrin_methodu_ile.nb. The error was: When I open the file I just get the ...
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Changing the values of variables throughout a notebook

I have a model with many parameters, and I'd like to see how the model changes when some of those parameters change. Right now many of those parameters are set to prescribed values, i.e., ...
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Mathematica keeps turning text cells into inputs

I am using version 11.3 of Mathematica and when I make my notebook files I make sure to convert specific cells into text and deselect "evaluatable", yet when I save and reopen the file, the text cell ...
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Is it possible to set multiple languages for spell check in a mixed-language notebook?

I am working in a notebook that uses a mix of two languages, is it possible to allow for both dictionaries to by used simultaneously? I have tried: ...
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Strange behavior of Print, Do, and merged output cells

The command Do[Print[i], {i, 1, 3}] does what you expect: creates 3 output lines of 1, 2 and ...
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Non-breaking hyphen?

I found \[NonBreakingSpace] but I haven't found a non-breaking hyphen (I want to use them in text mode in notebooks). I must be missing something obvious.
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Shortcut key to extend selection in the same way as mouse multiclicks

I would like to make a key-binding to select everything below one level above my the current postion of the cursor. This should be the same what happens if I multi-click on an expression -- each click ...
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Is it possible to make notebook read-only without using OS file read only setting?

I want to make notebook read-only (protect from modification) for all operating systems (when copied from one OS to another OS read-only should remain). Is there any way to do that?