[IPython-dev] [Pythonmac-SIG] readline support for OS X Leopard

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Oct 30 19:12:51 CDT 2007


Boyd Waters wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2007, at 7:50 PM, emoy@apple.com wrote:
> 
>> It right there in my original message (and in the python man page).   
>> You have to use EditLine syntax:
>>
>> readline.parse_and_bind ("bind ^I rl_complete")
> 
> Edward's example of using EditLine syntax works for my "raw python"  
> test:
> 
> $ python
>  >>> import rlcompleter
>  >>> import readline
>  >>> readline.parse_and_bind ("bind ^I rl_complete")
> 
>  >>> readline.[TAB KEY PRESSED]
> readline.__class__                    
> readline.__class__                   readline.__class__
> readline.__delattr__                  
> readline.__delattr__                 readline.__dict__
> ...

Try typing "b".

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco



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