[IPython-User] Various questions in regard to notebook

Adam Hughes hughesadam87@gmail....
Mon Feb 3 14:24:41 CST 2014


Thanks Brian.  You're the man.


On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:

> > I have some notebook questions and hope it's ok to post them together.
>  They
> > range the full spectrum from big-picture to minor details.
>
> Sure!
>
> > 1. Supplemental materials in journals:  Is anyone aware of any accepted
> > publications where notebooks were published as articles, or as
> supplemental
> > materials in peer-reviewed journals?  We are looking to publish some
> results
> > that are already heavily integrated with the notebook and are looking for
> > amenable journals.  I was directed to a discussion on AcitvePapers
> > integration.  This looks really cool, but for the here and now, what the
> > current approach.
>
> I don't know of any cases where notebook were part of the "official"
> record of publication. But there are a number of article listed on our
> gallery where notebooks were part of the publication effort:
>
>
> https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki/A-gallery-of-interesting-IPython-Notebooks#wiki--reproducible-academic-publications
>
> > 2. Quick changing notebook styles:  I've followed a trail of blog posts
> > about controlling the typography in a notebook.  This blog from february
> > 2013 gives a copy-pasteable snippet which didn't seem to work on my
> system
> > (canopy v 1.1 ubuntu 10.04).   What the current "easy/recommended way" to
> > change a notebook style.  I'm really looking more for pre-defined styles
> > rather than creating my own, and if anyone could direct me to the most
> > recent musings on the topic, I'd be quite grateful.
>
> The ability to style a notebook using CSS is possible, but not part of
> our official API yet. I don't know of any prepakaged CSS files, but I
> do have this IPython magic that loads a css file onto the page:
>
> https://github.com/ellisonbg/talk-cplug2013/blob/master/load_style.py
>
> > PS, one problem with the linked solution is that it requires one to fill
> an
> > entire notebook cell.  I'd rather have this hidden if possible, I guess
> in a
> > config file.  Thus, is it common practice to share config files with
> > readers?  What are you guys doing currently?
>
> Not currently possible to hide this easily. I suppose you could put it
> into a config file, but it would run at the beginning of all ipython
> sessions.
>
> You can also just put CSS into your
> $IPYTHONDIR/profile_default/static/custom/custom.css file.
>
> > 3.  Updating the gallery of examples wiki:  I have a few examples that I
> > think are flashy enough to fit in to the wiki, but do they need to be
> > curated?  Is it ok to just clone and add a hyperlink, or is there a
> > review/uploading process in place that I'm not seeing?  It's not clear
> to me
> > how to contribute an example (sorry if it is clear and I'm just dense).
>  I
> > would only be adding one link, which itself links all of the notebooks I
> had
> > in mind.
>
> Just go ahead and edit the page or submit a pull request. It is
> "curated" by the entire community...
>
> > (...and for something completely unrelated...)
> > 4.  Suppressing logging:  After some searching, I found this suggestion
> as a
> > way to supress logging in a notebook:
> >
> > import warnings
> > warnings.filterwarnings('ignore')
>
> There is also a command line flag:
>
> ipython notebook --log-level=WARN
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
>
> >
> > This suppresses some logging messages, but I still am getting Warnings
> from
> > the package I wrote.  It's possible that the custom logger I'm using is
> > doing something non-standard, so it could just be my fault that the above
> > lines are not working.  What do you recommend to hide all logging
> methods?
> > This is mostly for keeping examples clean, so I'd take any solution, as
> > hacky as it needs to be.  There's not magic for this, right?
> >
> > Thanks so much.
> >
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> Brian E. Granger
> Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
> bgranger@calpoly.edu and ellisonbg@gmail.com
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