[IPython-User] Automatically change to specific directory on start up?

Julian Taylor jtaylor.debian@googlemail....
Wed Aug 3 09:00:51 CDT 2011

On 08/03/2011 03:45 PM, reckoner wrote:
> Is there a way to automatically change to specific directory on start 
> up? I see a
>     c.InteractiveShellApp.exec_lines
> in the ipython_config, but just putting a "cd" command in there doesn't 
> seem to be working ( at least on Windows XP ).

cd is a ipython magic, so this should work:
c.InteractiveShellApp.exec_lines = ['get_ipython().magic("cd /path")']

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