[IPython-user] Running matplotlib both at ipython prompt and in scripts

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Tue Aug 7 21:53:12 CDT 2007


Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> On 8/7/07, *David Cournapeau* <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp 
> <mailto:david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>> wrote:
>  
>
>     (launched by ipython -pylab), through %run. I was thinking about
>     conditionaly importing pylab, but I am not sure how to detect
>     whether a
>     script is run under ipython.
>
>  
> ipapi.get returns None if you are not running under ipython:
>  
> D:\Python25>python
> Python 2.5 (r25:51908, Sep 19 2006, 09:52:17) [MSC v.1310 32 bit 
> (Intel)] on win
> 32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import IPython.ipapi
> >>> IPython.ipapi.get()
> >>> print IPython.ipapi.get()
> None
> >>>
That looks like it could do the trick. Thank you,

David


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