[IPython-User] Interrupting current calculation in an ipython embedded in a Qt gui app

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Tue Dec 4 08:00:03 CST 2012

What trouble do you have with zmq? That's the way we support the Qt
console, including on Windows, so it sounds like the best point to tackle.


On 4 December 2012 09:31, Antony Lee <antony.lee@berkeley.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am embedding ipython in a Qt gui app.  ipython is running in its own
> QThread (in the terminal, not in a Qt widget -- I have trouble making zmq
> work on Windows and I have to support this platform too...).
> I would like a way to stop the computation ipython is currently doing,
> either with Ctrl-C, or with a command from the app (basically something
> like throwing a KeyboardInterrupt in ipython's thread).  Unfortunately,
> Ctrl-C raises a KeyboardInterrupt in the *main* thread, not ipython's
> thread; and I see no way to achieve that by running commands from another
> thread.
> Any help would be welcome!
> Antony
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