[IPython-user] Re: using typed code

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Tue Sep 20 16:33:18 CDT 2005

Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:
> Hi all,
> I mostly use ipython to test some portions of code, before integrating
> it into the source code file.
> For short code portions, I dont mind retyping the stuff into the file.
> The problem is when I test a long function (10 or more lines) it is
> awfully frustrating to (try to) retype all this. It also increase the
> probability to make a typo error.
> Do you use any feature of ipython that could help for copy-pasting what
> has been typed into an ipython shell. Just copy-pasting the session
> would also copy-paste the prompts (In[x], Out[y], Tracebacks,...)

Look at the logfile.

Or always write your functions in a script that you %run or reload().

Robert Kern
rkern at ucsd.edu

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