[IPython-User] Setting the window title
Fri Mar 4 23:34:57 CST 2011
Hajas, Wayne, on 2011-03-04 14:25, wrote:
> I hope this is the correct forum for my question.
> I am running Ipython 0.9.1, Python 2.5.2, Windows XP.
> Through Ipython, I am running python jobs that take anywhere from
> several minutes to several days to complete. I have a quad-processer
> machine, so I often have several of these jobs running at once. The
> problem is that once the jobs are started, there is nothing to indicate
> which job corresponds to which python window. I have to start looking
> around at the output files inorder to figure out which jobs are still
> Each of my python windows does have "c:\Python25\python.exe" at the top.
> If, from within Ipython I could change the title to the current working
> directory, my problem would be solved.
> My suspicion is that there is a really simple way to change the window
> title - I just can't find it.
I don't run windows, but have you tried:
os.system("title New title")
if that doesn't work, it looks like there are a few other
possible approaches you can try which are outlined here:
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