[IPython-User] named anchors, predictable URLs for a table-of-contents %toc magic
Fri Mar 22 20:35:03 CDT 2013
Catherine Devlin, on 2013-03-22 20:18, wrote:
> I guess a second question would be - to make links to other notebooks in
> the directory - I could search through the .ipynb files in the directory to
> make links, but if I find headers in MyNiftyNotebook.ipynb and make links
> like <a href="MyNiftyNotebook#AboutBacon">, they'll 404 because the pages
> actually have URLs like "
> http://127.0.0.1:8888/9375859a-4f33-473c-a078-8e77ce51856f". How can I
> make a link to a notebook?
You currently can't, but I also want this feature, and so does
Greg Wilson, and probably many others, so I opened an issue about
it earlier today: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/3056
> This StackOverflow answer don't seem promising:
> If it is currently impossible, would it be bad (or impossible) to hack the
> server so that it could respond to /NotebookName URLs as well as to UUIDs?
> Presumably a running server keeps track of the relationship between its
> .ipynb filenames and the assigned UUIDs somewhere.
> Anyway, even a TOC that can't cross boundaries between notebooks would be a
> great start.
TOC, too, is an open issue: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/1692
> If anybody wants to grab this and run with it, feel free to seize the
> glory. I'm happy to use it as a simple user if someone else wants to write
> the code.
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