[IPython-dev] Tab-completion of data/properties and win32com fix for IPython

Jaco Schieke ipython at ml.schieke.net
Thu Aug 5 17:23:03 CDT 2004


Fernando Perez wrote:

> Jaco Schieke wrote:
>
>> OK.  I need to convince you guys (any myself) first that there is a 
>> problem though. Here is the patch for a proof of concept... I think 
>> my previous description of the POC may have been ambiguous, as the 
>> change could have been implemted in more than one place in 
>> FlexCompleter.py.  Having applied this to FlexCompleter.py (or even 
>> rlcompleter.py at the right place with a vanilla python shell), 
>> things like sys.<tab> fail on my system (dont have access to a proper 
>> linux system to test.)  Please apply and verify.
>
>
> Works for me here (Linux).  After applying the matches.sort() patch:
>
You're right.  This is windows specific - due to the usage of 
pyreadline.  I'll rework the original COM patch for FlexCompleter.py (if 
you're still up for applying it) and see what Gary has to say on pyreadline.

Regards,

Jaco




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