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add note about save_script to docs

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  1. +8 −0 docs/source/interactive/htmlnotebook.txt
@@ -188,6 +188,14 @@ prior to import, you manually add the ``# <nbformat>2</nbformat>`` marker at
the start and then add separators for text/code cells, you can get a cleaner
import with the file broken into individual cells.
+If you want use notebooks as scripts a lot, then you can set::
+
+ c.NotebookManager.save_script=True
+
+which will instruct the notebook server to save the ``.py`` export of each
+notebook adjacent to the ``.ipynb`` at every save. Then these can be ``%run``
+or imported from regular IPython sessions or other notebooks.
+
.. warning::
While in simple cases you can roundtrip a notebook to Python, edit the

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