[IPython-user] Rethinking directory history

Matt Wilkie maphew at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 16:53:42 CDT 2006


On 4/11/06, Walter Dörwald <walter at livinglogic.de> wrote:
> Matt Wilkie wrote:
>
> > On 4/11/06, Walter Dörwald <walter at livinglogic.de> wrote:
> >> Ville Vainio wrote:
> >>
> >>> [...]
> >>> I also think that we should use Walter's ipipe curses browser to make
> >>> an easy "directory selector", to provide a graphical way to change
> >>> dirs (in the history) easily.
> >> This should be rather easy:
> > [...]
> >> [ Opens the browser ]
> >> [ Press 'p' to pick a directory ]
> >
> > From a user perspective, I'd like to be able to use the cursor keys
> > and "type ahead find" as implemented in Firefox.
>
> Incremental search is definitely on my TODO list.
>
> > As for how to call the directory picker, how about "cd --" ?
>
> Well, thats for Fernando and Ville to decide (BTW, was that mail
> supposed to go to the list?)

oops, yes it was. Thanks for noticing. :)

--
-matt




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