[IPython-user] %ed returns "\n"

Ville Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 18:26:16 CST 2006

On 1/28/06, Matt Wilkie <maphew at gmail.com> wrote:

> As of ipy .7 and .7.1 whenever I use %ed the output has embedded
> newlines. Is this the intended behaviour?

Yes. It's the "return value" of %ed, and hence rendered in a repr format.

I've been thinking of a fun hack; perhaps we should derive a
"hiddenstr" from str and return strings we don't want to display (or
display in a heavily abbreviated form) as that type. Then nobody apart
from ipython display hook will know better, thinking it's a plain old

Ville Vainio - http://tinyurl.com/2prnb

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