[IPython-User] Specifying prompt for qtconsole at command line

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Fri Aug 5 20:50:40 CDT 2011


On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Min RK <benjaminrk@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Aug 5, 2011, at 18:42, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Hi Arlindo,
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 6:27 PM, Arlindo da Silva <dasilva@alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>   Which property should I set at the qtconsole command line for redefining
>>> my prompt? That is, what is the equivalent of
>>> % ipython TerminalInteractiveShell.prompt_in1='xxx> '
>>> On Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) with EPD 7.1-1, this produces no effect:
>>> % ipython-qtconsole ZMQInteractiveShell.prompt_in1='xxx> '
>>> while
>>> % ipython-qtconsole IPythonWidget.in_prompt='xxxx> '
>>> crashes the qtconsole.
>>
>> No, unfortunately the Qt console right now has no support for prompt
>> configuration, they are hardcoded.  We ran out of time for
>> implementing prompt declaration in the messaging protocol, so it's
>> still in the todo list, sorry about that.
>
> Not true, it's c.IPythonWidget.in_prompt
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> Look in ipython_qtconsole_config.py  generated by `ipython profile create` for the options available.

Even better :)

> The same information can be seen with `ipython qtconsole --help-all`.
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> -MinRK
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>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> f
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