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Re: Printing Notebooks without Input/Output cells

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  • From: Brentt <brenttnewman at>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 05:48:51 -0400 (EDT)
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Method 2 actually seems like a good solution.

Yea, I thought of the issue with figures too, sometimes I do want output
cells with figures to be printed. I've thought about trying to remedy this
by copying graphics from output cells into "figure" cells, but those cells
(perplexingly) don't appear to accept graphics being pasted into them (or
maybe it's an issue with dynamic content?).

Am I missing something in the docs? Mathematica has a nice WYSIWYG
typsetting system, but it seems to be not as well documented as the rest of
the system (e.g. I can't find anything on how to use these "figure" cells
available in some stylesheets). Am I missing some hidden recesses of the

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 7:50 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray at>wrote:

> Method 1: select _one_ of a particular type of cell you want to print with
> Alt+click (Mac: Option+click); that will select _all_ cells of the same
> type.  Now use File > Print Selection.
> Problem: what about "figures" that are in fact the contents of Output
> cells?
> Method 2 (silly): using the same selection method as in Method 1, but
> select the types you do _not_ want to print. Delete all those and save the
> nb under another name. Now print it.
> On 4/4/12 4:30 AM, Brentt wrote:
>> Is there any way when printing a notebook to print only
>> text/figure/Formula/...etc cells, but not print input/output cells, that
>> does not involve  going through the notebook and hiding them by hand?
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