[IPython-User] editing a file on a mac
Thu Feb 9 15:18:40 CST 2012
I am not sure I am using the %edit magic correctly, as it does not
yield what I hope..:).
Namely, I issue
and I get a little blurb telling me what file will be temporarily
opened in /var/folders/3f/n6537g3d6pz36xj2w5y3rcr00000gq/T/ipython_edit_ZZynJx.py.
However, vi does not open. I have not set any env variables
mentioned in the IPython.Magic.html. I looked for the file in the
indicated directory and nothing is there. So, what am I doing wrong
in using %edit?
I want to edit a file called comer.py so I tried
comer.py lives in the notebooks directory where I am working on
What is the correct way to awaken the editor?
I am running the development version .13 on a mac running lion. I
have been using this laptop for work on notebooks using .12 and
yesterday installed .13.
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