[IPython-user] IPython Color help on windows cmd shell
Fri Oct 12 15:36:35 CDT 2007
Sorry to hijack/resurrect an old thread, but I have the same problem
and this solution didn't work for me. What all do I need to do to
adequately clean my installation and what files do I need to install?
Fernando mentioned SVN IPython and PyReadline. I tried the IPython
but didn't see an SVN PyReadline in there. Should 1.4.4 work? What
other files should I be using? How do I get more info to help debug
this? I want a pretty screen like Fernando's.
On 3/2/07, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 3/2/07, Thomas Heller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > FYI, the starship which has ctypes homepage is down, but the downloads
> > are still available in the SF download section:
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/ctypes
> Thanks for the pointer, another user had also mentioned it. I deleted
> the copy at scipy then, no point in duplicating it if the original
> really is available.
> > BTW: There seems to be a problem in IPython with unicode __doc__ strings;
> > this is on WinXP:
> > c:\svn\theller>ipy25
> > Python 2.5 (r25:51908, Sep 19 2006, 09:52:17) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)]
> > Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> > IPython 0.7.4.svn.r2120 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
> > ? -> Introduction to IPython's features.
> > %magic -> Information about IPython's 'magic' % functions.
> > help -> Python's own help system.
> > object? -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.
> > In : class X(object):
> > ...: u"the doc string"
> > ...:
> > ...:
> > In : x = X()
> > In : x??
> > T y p eX B a s e C < c l a s s ' _ _ mS t r i n g < _ _ m a i n _ _ . X o b j e cN a m e s pI n t e r a D o c s
> > t r i n g [ s o u r c e f t h e d o
> Mmh, very odd. I don't see that at all under Linux:
> maqroll[~]> ip5
> Python 2.5 (r25:51908, Oct 6 2006, 15:22:41)
> Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> IPython 0.7.4.svn.r2120 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
> ? -> Introduction to IPython's features.
> %magic -> Information about IPython's 'magic' % functions.
> help -> Python's own help system.
> object? -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.
> In : class X(object):
> ...: u"the docstring"
> In : x=X()
> In : x??
> Type: X
> Base Class: <class '__main__.X'>
> String Form: <__main__.X object at 0x407e2d4c>
> Namespace: Interactive
> Docstring [source file open failed]:
> the docstring
> I know so little about windows that I honestly don't have a clue as to
> what the problem could be. Any suggestions?
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