[IPython-User] Making Control-D work when the line is not clear
Tue Oct 18 19:01:06 CDT 2011
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 5:48 PM, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Aaron,
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Aaron Meurer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Is there a way to make Control-D exit IPython even when the line is
>> not clear? This works for other control sequences, like Control-L, but
>> for Control-D, I have to first type Control-U, Control-K to clear the
>> line. I am on Mac OS X Lion and my config file is
>> if that matters.
> I don't think so, b/c C-D is ambiguous: if there's text to the right
> it means delete character. My guess is that readline disables its EOF
> behavior as a safety precaution if it detects the line already has
> text on it.
Ah, I never knew about delete character. So I guess I really only
want it to do it when it's at the end of the line. I'll see if I can
do it with readline.
> But that feature is really in readline, you might want to poke around
> the readline docs to see if it's configurable: we simply trap the EOF
> exception and exit on it, we don't directly handle the key action.
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