[IPython-dev] Problems with external commands and help()
Tue Jun 26 15:39:26 CDT 2007
Py 2.4.3 (#69, Apr 11 2006, 15:32:42) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)] IPy 0.8.1
on WindowsXP Pro/SP2.
I have defined the %HOME% env-var. I also have the %EDITOR% set.
None of the !commands work. When trying to invoke the external editor I
IPython will make a temporary file named:
Editing... done. Executing edited code...
Could not open file <h:\amix\temp\ipython_edit_ofs9wj.py> for safe
WARNING: File not found. Did you forget to save?
No editor popped up!
When I open the help utility it goes like this (example):
In : import datetime
help> modules datetime
Here is a list of matching modules. Enter any module name to get more help.
datetime - Fast implementation of the datetime type.
test.test_datetime - Test date/time type.
zope.interface.common.idatetime - Datetime interfaces.
zope.interface.common.tests.test_idatetime - Test for datetime interfaces
Also, doing help('datetime') or help(datetime) does not yield any
results, nor does it with any other module.
My %PYTHONPATH% is set and so is %PYTHONDOCS%.
I tried it both with CMD.EXE as backend-shell as well as Powershell 1.0
Any ideas ?
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