[IPython-User] Swap enter and shift-enter in notebook?

Zoltán Vörös zvoros@gmail....
Thu Aug 2 01:35:20 CDT 2012

You can't customize this, it is hard-wired in 
/IPython/frontend/html/notebook/static/js/notebook.js, but if you want 
to change the keybinding, you might even have to tamper with 
codecell.js, because you have to catch enter in codemirror, I believe.

As for Maple, it was stated many a time that the ipython frontend was 
inspired by Mathematica, and I believe, in this case it did really make 
sense: working with larger blocks of code, you would want to enter a 
newline more frequently than execute the cell.

On 08/02/2012 03:51 AM, Michael McNeil Forbes wrote:
> How would I go about swapping the behaviour of "enter" and "shift-
> enter" in ipython notebook?  I find that my fingers are conditioned to
> expecting "enter" to execute.  (In Maple, for example, the behaviours
> are exactly opposite: shift-enter inserts lines and enter executes.)
> Can I customize this with a local style-sheet?  (I imagine it could be
> done on the server, but it is probably best to keep the server
> configuration standard so that colleagues can use the standard
> documentation etc.)
> Thanks
> Michael.
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