[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #591: tab completion on record array fields

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Thu Oct 11 15:51:03 CDT 2007

#591: tab completion on record array fields
 Reporter:  jdh2358     |       Owner:  somebody     
     Type:  defect      |      Status:  new          
 Priority:  normal      |   Milestone:               
Component:  numpy.core  |     Version:  devel        
 Severity:  normal      |    Keywords:  record arrays
 I posted some time ago on the numpy mailing list about the desirability of
 supporting tab completion, eg in ipython, on the fields of numpy record
 arrays.  Travis had this to say:

 > Not hard, in fact somebody suggested a patch that does exactly that.
 > The only question is what impact that might have on other things.   For
 > example, I think we would have to make sure that the proper order for
 > fields that conflict with object attributes would be (I'd have to look
 > to remember what the current order is).

 I would like to again make a pitch to have this feature added to numpy
 record arrays, as it would be really useful.

 John Hunter

Ticket URL: <http://scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/591>
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