[IPython-user] problems with windows install

Ryan Krauss ryanlists at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 19:34:35 CDT 2006

Thanks for your thoughts.  It does not happen at a normal cmd.exe
prompt, nor if I type python at that prompt.  Putting %colors NoColor
in ipythonrc doesn't help (but there don't seem to be any colors
anyways right now).  I am using pyreadline 1.3 from the IPython

On 10/26/06, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Ryan,
> On 10/26/06, Ryan Krauss <ryanlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think I have uninstalled anything that might have interfered, and
> > this still is happening (the very strange prompt).  I actually can
> > still use ipython as long as I don't need to read the prompt.
> given my near-infinite ignorance of all things windows, this probably
> won't be of much help.  But while we wait for help from others more
> knowledgeable than myself on this topic, a few simple things:
> - are you using current pyreadline?  As far as I understand,
> pyreadline handles all of these issues in a normal windows prompt.
> - Is this happening in a cmd.exe prompt, or are you using some other
> custom terminal for windows?
> - push come to shove, you can disable coloring either with
> %colors NoColor
> or by putting the same in your ipythonrc file (to make it permanent).
> Regards,
> f

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