[IPython-user] Configuring the pager
Sat Oct 13 06:15:08 CDT 2007
On 13/10/2007, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
> Setting the PAGER environment variable to the command you want to use
> should do the trick. The code that gets the pager is in genutils.py:
> So if you set PAGER to anything that reasonably behaves like a pager,
> ipython will honor that.
Excellent, thanks. On Windows, I tend not to like setting generic
environment variables like EDITOR, PAGER, etc, globally, but I can
certainly use a little wrapper script.
If I get to the point where I understand IPython internals well
enough, would you be willing to accept a patch that checks a config
option if PAGER isn't set?
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