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

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Jan 27 18:56:44 CST 2006

Ville Vainio wrote:
> On 1/28/06, Fernando Perez <Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu> wrote:
>>It was to the guy who was using it to later say
>>ed _12
> Ah, that use case.
> I would expect the display hook would be such that it would print:
> def f():
>   ...
> ueotoeu
> uoou.
> .i
> [ output snipped; 185 more lines ]

_that_ would be nice.  %whos uses the same technique to snip strings, there I 
keep the beginning and end, I'd suggest doing something similar (also for 
consistency across ipython).  Not identical (whos truncates to a single line), 
but similar enough that it 'feels right'.  Whatever that is :)


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