[IPython-User] Specifying prompt for qtconsole at command line
Arlindo da Silva
Sat Aug 6 09:51:09 CDT 2011
On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Min RK <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Aug 5, 2011, at 18:42, Fernando Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi Arlindo,
> > On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 6:27 PM, Arlindo da Silva <email@example.com>
> >> Hi,
> >> Which property should I set at the qtconsole command line for
> >> 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
> Look in ipython_qtconsole_config.py generated by `ipython profile create`
> for the options available.
> The same information can be seen with `ipython qtconsole --help-all`.
Yes, I am able to redefine the prompt by
editing ipython_qtconsole_config.py as you suggest. I was hopping I could do
that from the command with something like:
% ipython-qtconsole IPythonWidget.in_prompt='xxx> '
but this produces no effect. (I am writing a command line wrapper that I was
hoping would not require any dedicated config.)
Arlindo da Silva
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