[IPython-user] ipython.el / xemacs / mac os x question

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 12:41:36 CST 2006


On 11/21/06, Jouni K Seppanen <jks at iki.fi> wrote:

> This happens to me if I run M-x shell in XEmacs and start up vi within
> the shell. Funnily, it first complains about the terminal but then
> starts up anyway. Somehow you'll have to tell ipython to use the same
> XEmacs as the editor; hopefully someone on this list is more
> knowledgeable about ipython.el than I am. (Perhaps just set the editor
> to gnuclient?)

Thanks for your help, Jouni.  As for your question above, ipython
honors the $EDITOR environment variable, and you can also define an
ipython-specific editor by configuring it in your ~/.ipython/ipythonrc
file (variable 'editor').

Cheers,

f


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