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Re: NotebookOpen Function

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  • Subject: [mg86486] Re: NotebookOpen Function
  • From: David Reiss <dbreiss at>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 00:14:31 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fr5e4m$o9q$>

The option that you are interested in here is WindowMargins.  It
allows you to place the window with specific distances from screen
edges.  Read the documentation carefully, especially with regard to
where the value Automatic should appear in the specification so that
your positioning is independent of the screen that you are using.

Hope this helps!

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On Mar 11, 3:59=A0am, N K <nk200... at> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have the following scenario (most of which is
> working expect one). =A0
> In one of the notebooks I would like to call the plot
> command and would like to display the plot in a
> different notebook (which I have done). I would like
> to give the window a particular size (which also
> works). However, I would like to place this newly
> created window at a certain (x,y) position on the
> screen. I was wondering if this is a possibility and
> if so then how can one do such a thing?
> Thanks very much,
> nb =
> NotebookPut[Notebook[{Cell[BoxData[RowBox[{"Plot",
> "[", RowBox[{"x", \
> ",", " ", RowBox[{"{
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 ", RowBox[{"x", ",", " ", "1
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 ", ",", " ", "
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 5"}], "}"}]}], "]"}]], "Input
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 "]}, WindowSize -> {200, 300}]=
> SelectionMove[nb, All, CellContents];
> SelectionEvaluate[nb];
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