[IPython-User] hsplit or vsplit?

Paul Ivanov pivanov314@gmail....
Fri Aug 5 10:24:34 CDT 2011


> On 5 August 2011 15:55, Klonuo Umom <klonuo@gmail.com> wrote:
> > When paging in qtconsole is set to hsplit it renders like this:
> >
> > | Console | Pager |
> >
> > and when set to vsplit, like this:
> >
> > ----
> > Console
> > ----
> > Pager
> > ----
> >
> > I don't understand whats horizontal in hsplit (it has vertical
> > splitter so it splits screen vertically) and what's vertical in
> > vsplit? If I try harder I may notice that it may mean split in
> > horizontal columns and vertical rows, but seems strange. It could be
> > just in my mind or minor syntactic issue

I'm with Klonuo on this one, the implementation was exactly
counter to my beliefs (read on)

Thomas Kluyver, on 2011-08-05 16:06,  wrote:
> That's the way I'd expect them (and I wasn't involved with designing that).
> With hsplit, the splitter bar itself is vertical, but it is (to my mind)
> splitting the contents of the window horizontally.

vi users all disagree with you - both vim and nvi have :vsplit as 
| Console | Pager |

:)
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