[IPython-user] Re: broken completion (was: Re: Re: broken completion)

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Wed Mar 17 21:23:25 CST 2004

* Fernando Perez (2004-03-18 00:16 +0100)
> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>> Okay, I figured it out (at least partially). It's the "colors Linux"
>> setting in my .ipythonrc. "NoColor" works. I installed another
>> "tab-completer" (rlcompleter2) and it has the same problems like the
>> "normal tab" (= Python rlcompleter (?)).
>> And this is of course the reason why the default Python shell has no
>> tab problems - it's colourless...
>> Well. IPython is superior to the standard Python shell even in black
>> and white but I'd prefer colours...
> Bummer (the loss of color).

I'm still using colour. It's more the "loss of Tab".

> I thought that Gary Bishop had reported his  readline working with
> coloring just fine.  Perhaps you could try using that?  (google for
> uncpythontools).

Hm, i'd rather not. His readline requires "ctypes" and "ctypes"
requires "libffi". I didn't go further but "libffi" may require


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