[IPython-user] magic and commands causing syntax errors

Bryce Hendrix bhendrix@enthought....
Fri Mar 2 16:35:16 CST 2007

Yet another apology- I thought I was subscribed to the mail list, but I 
wasn't and non-subscriber postings seem to disappear into the ether.

Bryce Hendrix wrote:
> Forgive me if this has been discussed previously, I don't follow this 
> list very closely, but I didn't see anything...
> I did a build of svn version 2120 for python 2.4 on Windows, and now 
> when I try "%magic" or "!dir" I get SyntaxErrors for both of these. 
> Magic command appear to be working okay if the leading "%" is omitted. 
> Also, "?object" causes a SyntaxError while "object?" does not. Any 
> ideas as to the cause and/or how to fix it?
> bryce

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