[IPython-user] Problem with Xemacs-21.4 and ipython.el

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu_r at users.sf.net
Wed Oct 13 13:52:57 CDT 2004


I just tried using IPython from inside XEmacs and am running into
problems.  I am using IPython from CVS and am using ipython.el and
python-mode.el from the emacs subdir there.  list-load-path-shadows
shows this:

/home/prabhu/lisp/python-mode hides /usr/share/xemacs21/xemacs-packages/lisp/python-modes/python-mode

So it looks like I have the right python-mode as well.

Anyway, the problem is that if I search for an earlier line and hit
enter or move up to a line I want to re-do I get the input prompt
again.  For example:

In [1]: a = 1

# Now move up to 1 and hit enter to get this:

In [2]: In [1]: a = 1

This is a pain.  ipython-to-doctest also does not replace the first
'In [1]: ' with >>>.  For example, I get this:

In [3]: for i in range(1):
...  print i

Instead of this:

>>> for i in range(1):
...  print i

I am not an Elisp Guru by any stretch of imagination but do use XEmacs
for bulk of my editing.

Any tips on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.



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