[IPython-User] autoscrolling in html notebook

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Sun Jan 22 16:35:49 CST 2012


Ahh, OK I see it exactly now.  I think I can fix this.  Thanks for the
example and screenshot!

Cheers,

Brian

2012/1/22 Zoltán Vörös <zvoros@gmail.com>

>  Hi Brian,
>
> Here is a (stupid) example
>
> In [1]: def foo():
>     """ stupid docstring
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> """
>         for i in range(50):
>             print i
>
> In[2]: foo()
>
> In[3]: foo()
>
> Now, at this point, the active cell is the fourth input. If I keep
> pressing the up arrow, I get to the first cell, and the browser scrolls,
> but not to the very top. I don't see the first line (def foo():), even if
> the cursor is there. The browser stops scrolling at that point. Here is a
> screen shot after the browser stopped scrolling.
>
>
>
> You can see that there is a small gap on the right hand side, where the
> scroller is. I think that you'll also realise that this is not the
> development version, but I have tested it there, too, with the same
> results.
> I don't know, it might be the browser, which is firefox 9.0, but I have no
> idea.
>
>  Are you asking for logic that does:
>
> if cell 0 selected:
>   scroll_to_top
> if cell -1 selected:
>   scroll to bottom
>
> I think I could add that but I would like to understand the problem a
> bit better first.
>
>  I think this would be cool, but perhaps others should add their voice to
> this. Others might want it otherwise.
> And I hope you didn't get me wrong: the notebook *is* fantastic, and this
> is really just a small nuance I can live with, but I believe that if this
> is something easy to fix, then it would be even better.
> Cheers,
> Zoltán
>
>


-- 
Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
bgranger@calpoly.edu and ellisonbg@gmail.com
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