[IPython-user] Tab completion and number of rows/columns displayed

Jesus Aguillon jesus@aguillon....
Thu Dec 20 11:55:14 CST 2007


On Dec 20, 2007 12:44 AM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Dec 18, 2007 11:42 AM, Jesus Aguillon <jesus@aguillon.com> wrote:
> > When I do tab completion, it looks like in 0.8.1 everything is laid out
> in 3
> > nice columns, whereas in 0.8.2 everything seems to scroll off to the
> right.
> > In 0.8.1 everything is laid out in 3 columns  and multiple rows whereas
> in
> > 0.8.2 I will sometimes get one very long row, or 4 very long rows and a
> > bunch of columns.
> >
> > For example:
> > import os
> >
> > os.<TAB>  gives me 3 columns in 0.8.1 and many rows
> > os.<TAB> gives me many columns and 4 rows (so I have to scroll off to
> the
> > right).
> >
> >
> > Is there a configuration parameter that controls how this works?  I am
> on
> > Windows XP2 and I upgraded from 0.8.1 to 0.8.2.
>
> I'm afraid the problem isn't visible under  linux, but perhaps Jorgen
> will be able to suggest something.  In the meantime, I suspect it
> would be useful for him if you can provide the version of pyreadline
> you're using in both cases.  If you are NOT using the latest (1.5),
> please upgrade from
>
> http://ipython.scipy.org/dist/pyreadline-1.5.win32.exe
>
> and let us know if the problem persists.
>
> Cheers,
>
> f
>

Hi Fernando,
Sorry about the oversight, I am using pyreadline 1.5.
thanks,
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