[IPython-User] How to run mayavi with ipython?

klo uo klonuo@gmail....
Wed Mar 28 01:16:35 CDT 2012


On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 7:33 AM, MinRK <benjaminrk@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 22:29, klo uo <klonuo@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> For qtconsole, trick seems to be --pylab=wx or if pylab is not desired
>> perhaps setting wxagg as default MPL backend
>>
>
> It is just a silly oversight that `--gui=foo` is not available at the
> command-line for the qtconsole.  You can do `%gui wx` at runtime, which has
> the exact same effect, until we fix the cl flag.  Can you open an Issue for
> that? It should be a tiny fix.
>

Done: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/1532


> Technically, you can do this at startup by invoking the qtconsole with:
>
>     ipython qtconsole -c "%gui wx"
>
> But I wouldn't actually recommend doing that as anything other than a
> temporary workaround.
>

 OK, thanks
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