[IPython-User] [ipython notebook] reluctant ampersands

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Sat Feb 18 01:55:19 CST 2012

Thanks!  I can at least reproduce this now.  I have no idea what is
causing this but I will think about it and try some things.



2012/2/17 Zoltán Vörös <zvoros@gmail.com>:
> Hi All,
> I can confirm that this does happen in my case, too. I have tried it in both
> chrome, and firefox. It seems to fail quite consistently, but it seems to me
> that one needs a linebreak in the code cell to make this happen. If there is
> a linebreak in the cell, then the ampersand always fails, but it always
> works on the first line.
> I don't know if this helps.
> Brian: If you could tell me where I should put a debug statement in the
> code, I could try to print out the java console report, and post it. That
> might be more useful.
> Cheers,
> Zoltán
> On 02/18/2012 05:53 AM, Brian Granger wrote:
>> Hmm, we had one other user report this, but we have been unable to
>> reproduce it.  One thing I would definitely try is to reload the page
>> a few times.  Until we know what exactly triggers the problem, it will
>> be difficult to track down.  Let us know if you are able to get to the
>> bottom of this...
>> Cheers,
>> Brian
>> On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Angus McMorland<amcmorl@gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> In certain notebook code cells I can't type ampersands: every other
>>> character seems to work, but ampersands just don't show up, as if I
>>> hadn't pressed a key. My need for ampersands isn't great, so this
>>> hasn't happened regularly enough for me to systematically work out
>>> what causes it, and the easy work-around is to type the ampersand in
>>> some other cell where it works, and then Cut and Paste it into the
>>> appropriate location, but I'm curious if anyone else has seen this and
>>> if anyone has any idea what's going on?
>>> Best,
>>> Angus
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>>> AJC McMorland
>>> Post-doctoral research fellow
>>> Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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