[SciPy-user] pycrust

Ryan Krauss ryanfedora at comcast.net
Wed Jul 13 10:19:53 CDT 2005

Add C:\Program Files\Crimson Editor to your windows path variable and 
then set the line in ipythonrc.ini to read
editor cedt

I just tried it and it worked.

Howey, David A wrote:

>Thanks - this is helpful.
>I am trying to get ipython to use an editor other than windows notepad.
>First I tried editing the 'ipythonrc' file. Didn't have any affect -
>still uses notepad. Then I tried a command line:
> ipython -editor C:\Program Files\Crimson Editor\cedt.exe 
>It doesn't like that. I think it's something to do with the spaces in
>the path. Should I use \%20 ?
>Anyone else got this sorted on a win32 system?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: scipy-user-bounces at scipy.net [mailto:scipy-user-bounces at scipy.net]
>On Behalf Of Ryan Krauss
>Sent: 13 July 2005 16:03
>To: SciPy Users List
>Subject: Re: [SciPy-user] pycrust
>As long as you use the TkAgg backend, I was able to use matplotlib and
>scipy with pycrust:
>import pylab
>from scipy import *
>The only catch is that once you show() your plots, you have to close
>them all before you can do anything else in the command window (because
>gui_thread doesn't work).
>While pycrust and its variants form a nice environment, the editor
>associated with them is pretty plain and the history mechanism isn't
>persistant (i.e. it doesn't remember commands after you close it and
>restart it).
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