[IPython-user] readline configuration + 4

Scott Kirkwood scottakirkwood at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 13:47:22 CDT 2005


I noticed the same thing, I had to do a reply to a all and then
reversed the "cc" and "to" mails.
Even better would be to do a BCC for the individual's e-mail. 

On 6/21/05, Jerry McRae <qrs0xyc02 at sneakemail.com> wrote:
> Somehow this did not get sent to the list.  Other Windows users can
> improve their IPython experience with what I found.
> 
> (I vote for your list server software to default the reply address to
> the mailing list so we all can benefit from the solutions to our
> queries, and not just the person asking the question.)
> 
> Hi Scott,
> 
> You <> wrote on Monday (6/20/2005 at 4:31 PM) thus about [IPython-user] readline configuration + 4:
> > Hi Jerry,
> > I found most of what you might need at
> > http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/php/chet/readline/readline.html#SEC13
> 
> > - ESC for clearing a line is unusual for me.
> > - For Word Left, Word right it's Alt-b, Alt-f but you could redifine as
> > Ctrl-Left, Ctrl-Right I suppose, my guess is that it would be for backward
> > word:
> 
> > readline_parser_and_bind "\C\e[D":  backward-word
> 
> > readline_parser_and_bind "\C\e[C":  forward-word
> 
> > But I haven't tested it.
> > - There's "yank" command and which is really a paste
> 
> > I'm not sure how you would change what a 'word' is, there probably is a way
> > but a quick look through the documentation didn't show up anything obvious.
> 
> > -Scott
> 
> thanks.  ESC clear the command in in Windows command prompt, DOS, Python,
> and PythonWin, so I guess I'm used to it.
> 
> The 'yank' is a copy/paste within the current line.  I rarely use this
> in linux, but I was just wondering.
> 
> And I assume you meant readline_parse_and_bind.  ;)
> 
> I tried this and it did not work either :(   but the following DOES
> work in Windows AND it is easy to read! (note there is NOT quotes):
> 
> readline_parse_and_bind control-left:  backward-word
> readline_parse_and_bind control-right:  forward-word
> 
> Also, I fixed readline to stop on WORDS like Linux/Cygwin with the
> following simple changes in readline\PyReadlin.py:
> 
> in def forward_word:
> 365-      if self.line_buffer[self.line_cursor] not in string.letters + string.digits:
> 365+      if self.line_buffer[self.line_cursor] not in string.letters + string.digits \
>               and self.line_buffer[self.line_cursor-1] in string.letters + string.digits :
> 
> in def backward_word:
> 374-      if self.line_buffer[self.line_cursor] not in string.letters + string.digits:
> 375+      if self.line_cursor and self.line_buffer[self.line_cursor-1] not in string.letters + string.digits\
>               and self.line_buffer[self.line_cursor] in string.letters + string.digits :
> 
> 
> Fernando: I agree with your reluctance to add a bunch of readline
> bindings, AND I agree with your decision to put Scots bindings for clear-to
> start/end as standard.
> --
> Jerry
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