[IPython-user] Fwd: Is IPython a valid replacement of cmd.exe?

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 03:44:59 CDT 2006

On 9/27/06, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:

> > > Hi all. I would like to know if it could be possible to write a valid
> > > replacement of the Windows command prompt (cmd.exe) by using IPython
> > > framework.
> I don't think you need to. "Console: Tabbed command prompt for
> Windows" page says that "You can run any Windows command line app in
> its own tab, e.g Windows PowerShell (Monad), Cygwin, your favorite
> programming language's interactive prompt, or even Zork, and you can
> set each one up with its own keyboard shortcut.". Just run "ipython -p
> sh" in that program and you're set.

And I can confirm that it works. Thanks a ton for the heads up, this
is the kind of tool that has been sought by quite a few win32 users!

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