[IPython-User] Making Control-D work when the line is not clear
Tue Oct 18 19:17:45 CDT 2011
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 6:01 PM, Aaron Meurer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 5:48 PM, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hi Aaron,
>> On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Aaron Meurer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Is there a way to make Control-D exit IPython even when the line is
>>> not clear? This works for other control sequences, like Control-L, but
>>> for Control-D, I have to first type Control-U, Control-K to clear the
>>> line. I am on Mac OS X Lion and my config file is
>>> if that matters.
>> I don't think so, b/c C-D is ambiguous: if there's text to the right
>> it means delete character. My guess is that readline disables its EOF
>> behavior as a safety precaution if it detects the line already has
>> text on it.
> Ah, I never knew about delete character. So I guess I really only
> want it to do it when it's at the end of the line. I'll see if I can
> do it with readline.
> Aaron Meurer
All I found was the binding vi-eof-maybe, which I couldn't find any
documentation on, but if I set control-D to do it, it acts like enter
if text is on the line and like control D otherwise. It's hard to
tell if this is what it's supposed to do or if IPython is just not
recognizing the EOF with other text.
>> But that feature is really in readline, you might want to poke around
>> the readline docs to see if it's configurable: we simply trap the EOF
>> exception and exit on it, we don't directly handle the key action.
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