[IPython-user] -pylab option

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Aug 26 10:52:09 CDT 2005


Howey, David A wrote:
> help! I'm having trouble getting ipython to run with the -pylab option
> enabled.
> 
> to start ipython, I just click on the 'ipython' icon (I'm in win98SE)
> normally. I've now adjusted the shortcut to point to 
> 'C:\Python23\python.exe "C:\Program Files\IPython\IPython_shell.py -pylab"'
> 
> 
> sadly, this returns 'can't open file'

What happens if you try:

C:\Python23\python.exe "C:\Program Files\IPython\IPython_shell.py" -pylab

note the change in position of the last double quote.  This may help, let me 
know (I'm guessing here, as I can't test win98).

Cheers,

f




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