[IPython-user] pasting code

David Grote DPGrote at lbl.gov
Thu Aug 7 12:51:35 CDT 2003


One feature I've been looking for is a way to copy and paste code from a 
python file and have python ignore the leading spaces. For example, if I 
want to paste a few lines of code from inside of a function to the 
prompt, I get errors because of the indentation. I normally type "if 1:" 
before hand to get around the errors. I didn't a capability like this 
listed in the manual, so consider this a feature request to the developers.
   Thanks!
     Dave




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