[IPython-user] History and complex statements

Ville M. Vainio vivainio@gmail....
Mon Jan 26 01:59:07 CST 2009

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 9:45 AM, bgbg bg <bgbg.bg@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have noticed that the input history handling of complex statements
> on linux is different from that on windows: in Linux, pressing the UP
> arrow after entering a complex statement (e.g. a for loop) brings back
> the whole statement, while on Windows it brings back only the single
> lines of the statement. What controls this behavior and how can I
> configure windows version of ipython to recall the entire complex
> statements when pressing the UP arrow keys?

This is feature that is in Linux readline, but not in pyreadline we
use for windows.

Ville M. Vainio

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