[IPython-User] Making Control-D work when the line is not clear
Tue Oct 18 19:26:54 CDT 2011
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 17:17, Aaron Meurer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 6:01 PM, Aaron Meurer <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 5:48 PM, Fernando Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> Hi Aaron,
> >> On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Aaron Meurer <email@example.com>
> >>> 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.
If you are just configuring readline, a way to check is if bash is behaving
the same as IPython. I think they should both load the same readline config
> Aaron Meurer
> >> 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.
> >> Cheers,
> >> f
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