[IPython-user] NumPy display problem
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Tue Jan 24 19:54:16 CST 2006
Ryan Krauss wrote:
> I just accidentally requested a 21000 element NumPy array be printed
> to the ipython terminal (by just typing the variable name at the
> interactive prompt). It seems like this used to be handled gracefully
> by printing the first 100 or so elements and then a mesage about there
> being more elments. But this isn't happening for me, instead it hangs
> for a few seconds and then prints the entire array.
Before, you were probably using Numeric, and had pylab loaded. pylab loads
MA, the old Masked Array module, which had a side-effect of modifying the
array printout routines to suppress large arrays.
I'm not sure where the equivalent functionality is in numpy, but I hope it's
been changed from being a silent side effect of an obscure module import to
something a little more explicit.
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