[IPython-user] bug in coloured prompt

Thorsten Kampe thorsten@thorstenkampe...
Wed Mar 28 16:30:25 CDT 2007

[IPython 0.7.3 and 0.7.4]


"\#" (maybe other special escapes, too) ignores the colour escape codes 
in prompts. See for instance [1]. The "\#" is printed in green (although 
it should be white. Same goes for the out prompt where it's printed in 

[1] prompt_in1 '\C_White[\#\C_White]\C_LightCyan>>> '

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