[IPython-User] hsplit or vsplit?

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Fri Aug 5 10:06:10 CDT 2011

On 5 August 2011 15:55, Klonuo Umom <klonuo@gmail.com> wrote:

> When paging in qtconsole is set to hsplit it renders like this:
> | Console | Pager |
> and when set to vsplit, like this:
> ----
> Console
> ----
> Pager
> ----
> I don't understand whats horizontal in hsplit (it has vertical
> splitter so it splits screen vertically) and what's vertical in
> vsplit? If I try harder I may notice that it may mean split in
> horizontal columns and vertical rows, but seems strange. It could be
> just in my mind or minor syntactic issue

That's the way I'd expect them (and I wasn't involved with designing that).
With hsplit, the splitter bar itself is vertical, but it is (to my mind)
splitting the contents of the window horizontally.

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