[IPython-User] Tab auto-completion in ipdb

Thomas Wiecki thomas.wiecki@googlemail....
Thu Apr 12 08:19:26 CDT 2012


Hi,

yes, thanks for specifying the problem further: Tab auto-completion
doesn't work in ipdb when running qtconsole.

Thomas

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 9:14 AM, Joon Ro <joonpyro@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> putting from ipdb import set_trace; set_trace() in the code gives me
> tab-autocompletion enabled debugging session. It seems it only works with
> terminal ipython though. (does not work in qtconsole)
>
> You might want to use from IPython import embed; embed() instead, as it
> will just drop into an ipython session at that point. But it seems tab
> completion does not work in qtconsole in this case either.
>
>
> Best,
> Joon
>
>
> On Wed, 11 Apr 2012 14:41:21 -0500, Thomas Wiecki
> <thomas.wiecki@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I think I remember that tab auto-completion worked when debugging in
>> ipython but it certainly doesn't work fo me currently. Is there a
>> switch for that?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Thomas
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