[IPython-User] Simplest way to load nbviewer notebooks?

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Tue Feb 26 18:18:17 CST 2013


Can you create a GitHub issue for this?

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 4:18 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
> We probably want a place in the dashboard where a user can enter a URL
> or gist id to import a notebook....the dashboard has some big changes
> on the horizon and we would need to think carefully about how this
> would be presented to the user though.  It is also probably out of
> scope for right now:
>
> https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki/Roadmap:-IPython
>
> But this feature request will be considered...
>
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 4:09 PM, K.-Michael Aye <kmichael.aye@gmail.com> wrote:
>> So there are bookmarklets and extensions to open your currently open gist or
>> notebook in nbviewer, but I am still a bit hassled by the current procedure
>> to get a nbviewer notebook to open in my local notebook:
>>
>> 1. Download Notebook
>>
>> 2. Safari goes on my nerves with attaching a .txt which I manually have to
>> remove
>>
>> 3. Safari kills me by asking if I really want to do this.
>>
>> 4. Locate notebook file in Downloads folder
>>
>> 5. Drag it onto the notebook dashboard.
>>
>>
>> Isn't there any shorter way yet? Something like the %load magic for external
>> python scripts? Or, how about a place where I can paste the url to the
>> notebook download in and the rest works automagically? Am I missing some
>> trick somewhere?
>>
>>
>> Thanks for any hints, and as always, thanks to the IPython team for their
>> great work!
>>
>>
>> Michael
>>
>>
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