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Re: How to get the value of a counter

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  • Subject: [mg65261] Re: [mg65243] How to get the value of a counter
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 06:58:20 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: jfultz at wolfram.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On Tue, 21 Mar 2006 07:46:03 -0500 (EST), Zhengji Li wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> Is it possible to get the current value of a counter ?
>
> e.g. value = GetCounterValue["Chapter"];
>
> CounterBox does not do such things.

NotebookGet[] and NotebookRead[] both take the undocumented option 
ReleaseHold.  If ReleaseHold->True is specified, they will read the 
specified notebook with counter boxes replaced with their literal values.

Sincerely,

John Fultz
jfultz at wolfram.com
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.



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