[IPython-user] Xemacs-mode: newbie help

Alexander Schmolck a.schmolck at gmx.net
Wed Sep 8 18:12:44 CDT 2004

Fernando Perez <Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu> writes:

try putting:

(setq py-python-command-args '("-p" "numeric"))

into ~/.emacs


> Quoting Angelo Secchi <secchi at sssup.it>:
>  >
>  > Hi,
>  > I've just started to use ipython and I was wondering I can I start a
>  > xemacs ipython session with the numeric profile in order to have
>  > available the gnuplot gpc command.
> I think you'll need to modify in ipython.el somewhere to add the '-p numeric'
> option.  Unfortunately, I don't really know if the right approach is to modify
> the executable string to read directly 'ipython -p numeric', or if one must
> define an argv list of arguments as ['p','numeric'], but with proper Lisp
> syntax.  Since I know zilch about Lisp, I'm afraid I can't quite provide you
> with the proper answer.
> But if you're OK with a quick hack, a simple grep -n finds in ipython.el:
>   109:  (setq py-python-command "ipython"))
> Perhaps you can try modifying this.
> Best,
> f
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