[IPython-dev] %paste

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Mon Jan 23 21:12:14 EST 2006

Ville Vainio wrote:
> On 1/23/06, Fernando Perez <Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu> wrote:
>>You can't "paste in two parts" if the string is in the middle of code, as a
>>print statement.
> Actually, you can:
> 1. Paste all lines before --
> 2. Paste all lines after --
> 3. Enter -- to terminate the block.

Yes, but then you lose the --, which was part of what you were trying to paste 
in the first place.  If the presence of that '--' in the string is all that 
stands between humanity and your program triggering planetary nuclear 
destruction, imagine the consequences!

> Not that it matters, I already committed a configurable version to SVN
> (-s option). :-)

Good.  The planet has been saved.  We can all sleep now.


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