[IPython-User] tab completion not working for my libraries
Fri Nov 23 05:09:22 CST 2012
The list of libraries is cached, because discovering them all is quite
slow. If you installed your library after the cache was built, it won't be
there. The magic command %rehashx should clear the cache, and it will be
regenerated the next time you try to tab complete 'import x'.
On 23 November 2012 09:36, Michael Aye <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2012-11-23 06:04:29 +0000, David Warde-Farley said:
> > On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 10:57 PM, Michael Aye <email@example.com>
> > First I thought it has something to do with my libraries not being in
> > my PYTHONPATH yet, but after adding, ipython still does not
> > tab-complete my own libraries, even so it finds them alright.
> > Interestingly this works fine on my Macbook, the problem occurs on our
> > CentOS linux server, running EPD 7.3-1. (Same as on the Macbook).
> > So what really controls if a library can be tab-completed?
> > Just to be sure, have you imported these libraries in the current
> > IPython session? Tab completion doesn't work until an object actually
> > exists (which is basically a limitation of Python being a dynamic
> > language), so if the import statement hasn't been executed, it won't
> > work.
> Not true, I can use tab-completion already at the time of import, which
> is what I am talking about here, sorry if that was unclear.
> Try it for yourself:
> In : import c
> cPickle chaco commands crypt
> cProfile check_ctx_boundaries compileall csv
> cStringIO chunk compiler
> cairo cloud configobj
> calendar cmath contextlib ctypes
> calib cmd cookielib
> calib_compare code copy curses
> canny codecs copy_files_from_input
> casuarius codeop copy_reg
> cfmfile codetools coreg_value_writer cython
> cgi collections coregister
> cgitb colorsys coverage
> > David
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