[IPython-dev] New generic inspect_object

Ville M. Vainio vivainio@gmail....
Wed Jun 27 18:09:24 CDT 2007


I just checked in a new generic function "inspect_object".

Basically, you can use it to customize how your objects are displayed
when you do

obj?

or

obj??

Hypothetical examples: a "path" object could launch an explorer window
in the directory if the path points to a directory, an image object
could launch a window displaying the image etc. etc.

Modern syntax would be:

@IPython.generics.inspect_object.when_type(path)
def my_display(obj):
  print "Inspecting",obj

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