[IPython-user] How to set -pylab option on win32 system?
jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu
Mon Feb 28 10:36:03 CST 2005
>>>>> "D" == D Brown <dbrown2 at yahoo.com> writes:
D> Recently I upgraded ipython under XP. I had previously set the
D> -pylab option in a shortcut. After the upgrade I have not been
D> able to get this working again and I'm not sure now about my
D> previous setup details.
D> It looks like the shortcut is using ipython.py to start up
D> ipython. If I use "ipython.py -pylab" in the shortcut or
D> command line the setting does not work. What's the proper way
D> to start ipython under win32 systems and how can I get back the
D> interactive-mode matplotlib capabilities? Without this option
D> I need to use matplotlib's Show() to display the final plot,
D> but this freezes ipython until the plot window is closed (later
D> interaction is fine however).
I right click on the ipython icon in the windows start menu and
in the "Target:" entry box, use
C:\Python23\python.exe C:\Python23\scripts\ipython -pylab
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