[IPython-User] iPython notebook and statements that span multiple lines
Mon Nov 12 05:09:58 CST 2012
> On 12 November 2012 10:48, William Furnass <email@example.com> wrote:
>> %timeit x = [1,
>> IndentationError: unexpected indent
>> Is this a bug or am I missing something obvious here?
On Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:54:46 +0000, Thomas Kluyver wrote:
> I guess it's not exactly obvious, but you can't (yet) split a line magic
> over several lines. You'll need to use a cell magic, like this:
> %%timeit x = [1,
> 2, 3]
Ah, thanks. Would it not make more sense for the line-level magic
functions to continue parsing lines until all parentheses have been
matched i.e. only operate on one or more complete statements?
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