[IPython-user] odd command-line navigation behavior with Python 2.5

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Tue Apr 24 11:44:24 CDT 2007

On 4/24/07, Lev Givon <lev@columbia.edu> wrote:
> After recently upgrading to ipython 0.8.0 with Python 2.5 on Linux, I
> observed that pasting Python code into the ipython command prompt with
> one's mouse causes navigation keys such as the arrows and \C-a / \C-e
> to behave strangely, i.e., if I try to move the cursor to the
> beginning of the line, it appears to loop around back to the end of
> the line before the beginning of the line is reached or else not move
> any further left somewhere in the middle of the line. I have a
> suspicion that this behavior is due to something in Python 2.5 because
> ipython 0.7.3 displays the same symptoms when I use it with Python 2.5
> (I had previously been using the latter version with Python 2.4
> without any such problems). Removing my .ipython directory in either
> case did not have any effect. Has anyone observed behavior of this
> sort?

I just tried various copy/paste operations and then used the arrow
keys, but I can't see any problems here.



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