[SciPy-Dev] mono space text in document editor.

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Fri Jun 11 11:41:17 CDT 2010


On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 12:30 PM, David Goldsmith
<d.l.goldsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 9:07 AM, Vincent Davis <vincent@vincentdavis.net>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 4:25 AM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
>> > Thu, 10 Jun 2010 21:50:02 -0600, Vincent Davis wrote:
>> >> It seems that the text in the document editor is not a mono space text.
>> >> Can this be changed?
>> >
>> > What text?
>> On this page for example.
>> http://docs.scipy.org/scipy/docs/scipy.constants.codata.precision/edit/
>> When you edit the text it is not monospace and there is no 75 char guide.
>> This makes both staying within the 75 char limit

it's monospaced for me in firefox, underlines line up with header.
maybe it's a browser setting.

Josef

>
> Just err on the side of being too short (i.e., if in doubt, break the line).
>
>>
>> and getting the rst
>> syntax correct difficult. (for example putting "-" under a word to get
>> bold font.)
>
> **<text>** gives us bold font.  ("-" under a word makes it a section
> heading; only Parameters, Returns, Other parameters, Raises, See also,
> Notes, References, and Examples, starting in the first column and on a line
> by themselves, should have "-" under them.)
>
>>
>> I could use an external editor and copy paste.
>
> Actually, nominally, that _is_ what we'd prefer writer/editors to do:
>
> (from http://docs.scipy.org/numpy/Front%20Page/#roles-reviewing) "It is best
> to grab the whole existing page [from the Edit window, not the View window],
> or a template, edit it on your computer, return [and] check that nobody else
> has edited first, and then upload your document. Please do not edit
> incrementally, unless making trivial changes like fixing markup or
> reformatting."
>
> (Full disclosure: I "cheat," but since you brought it up, I figured I should
> emphasize that what you state is the preferred modus operendi.)
>
> DG
>
>> See attached images for you don't know what I mean.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Vincent
>>
>>
>>
>> >
>> > The text in the edit window is monospace. The output should not be made
>> > monospaced; it is intended for Sphinx, and plain text should be variable
>> > spaced.
>> >
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