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Re: Question about SelectionMove

Sorry, meant pair of steps (*2*) and (*3*)

On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 2:11 AM, James Stein <mathgroup at> wrote:

> I would like to programmatically evaluate all cells in a Notebook except
> those in the last CellGroup. Assuming the Notebook is open and has name
> "foo", this code should work:
>   (*1*) nb=Notebooks["foo"]//First;
>   (*2*) SelectionMove[nb,All,Notebook];
>   (*3*) UnselectLastCellGroup[nb];
>   (*4*) SelectionEvaluate[nb];
> Unfortunately, 'UnselectLastCellGroup' is pseudo code; I do not know how to
> implement it although it seems like the pair of steps (*1*) and (*2*) ought
> to be functionally equivalent to some sequence of calls to SelectionMove.
> Some related questions:
> 1. Given a NotebookObject nb, how to determine how many cells it contains?
> 2. Is a CellGroup also a cell? (I am contemplating stepping through a
> notebook cell by cell.)
> Any and all advice appreciated!

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