[IPython-user] Some starting-out IPython questions

Jörgen Stenarson jorgen.stenarson@bostream...
Sat Jul 12 10:19:50 CDT 2008


Hi Dick,

Dick Moores skrev:
> 
> 4. Although I have the environment variable EDITOR set to Textpad 5,
> ed continues to open IDLE as the editor.
> In [16]: env
> Out[16]:
> ...
>  'EDITOR': "C:\\Program Files\\TextPad 5"
> ...
it looks like you are just pointing to the directory that contains the 
editor and not the actual executable. For me
EDITOR="C:\\program\\textpad 5\\textpad.exe" does the trick.
So you should probably use:
EDITOR="C:\\Program Files\\textpad 5\\textpad.exe"

/Jörgen


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