[IPython-dev] Qt frontend idea

Evan Patterson epatters@enthought....
Thu Aug 26 10:34:55 CDT 2010


On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Evan Patterson <epatters@enthought.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 10:29 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 8:02 PM, Evan Patterson <epatters@enthought.com>
>> wrote:
>> > The functionality for this is actually already there, but it's untested.
>> > I'll add a keybinding for it tomorrow and make sure that it works.
>>
>> Great, thanks!
>>
>> Once it's working, we can implement the %clear magic to return on the
>> payload a message that says something like 'clear screen' for each
>> frontend to do the right thing (it's different on a terminal than in
>> Qt, for example).
>>
>
> This is done. Note that Ctrl-L actually clears the screen rather than
> moving the prompt to the top of the widget. This may not be what we want.
>
>
>> > Also, the call tip popup is supposed to have logic to re-position itself
>> > above the input line if it would be below the bottom of the monitor. If
>> this
>> > isn't the behavior that you're seeing, let me know.
>>
>> No, it's certainly not working right here.  If the terminal is close
>> to the bottom and my input line is at the bottom of the terminal
>> itself, I can hardly read anything from the popup, as most of it is
>> 'below the monitor'.
>>
>> I could show you tomorrow with a teamviewer setup if you want.
>>
>
> Now that I actually look at the code, I see that the logic isn't even
> there, which explains why it doesn't work. I'm pretty sure this was
> implemented at one point... in any case, I'll get this working soon.
>

It turns out that code was never there (I don't where I get these ideas),
but it is now. Let me know if you have problems.

>
>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> f
>>
>
>
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