[IPython-user] Using -pylab in Win XP
dbrown2 at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 4 09:19:47 CST 2005
JDH> D Said:
D> Recently I upgraded ipython under XP. I had
previously set the
D> -pylab option in a shortcut. After the upgrade I
have not been
D> able to get this working again and I'm not sure now
D> previous setup details.
D> It looks like the shortcut is using ipython.py to
D> ipython. If I use "ipython.py -pylab" in the
D> command line the setting does not work. What's the
D> to start ipython under win32 systems and how can I
get back the
D> interactive-mode matplotlib capabilities? Without
D> I need to use matplotlib's Show() to display the
D> but this freezes ipython until the plot window is
D> interaction is fine however).
JDH> I right click on the ipython icon in the windows start
JDH> in the "Target:" entry box, use
JDH> C:\Python23\python.exe C:\Python23\scripts\ipython
Thanks John. I missed it somehow. I'm not clear on how
WinXP/python parses the command line. Apparently when XP
implicitly finds the application to open the line parsing
changes. Anyway it works perfectly now.
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