[IPython-dev] edited file is readonly how to change?

Jesus Aguillon jesus at aguillon.com
Sun Mar 18 23:08:33 EDT 2007

I was wondering if there was anymore information regarding this issue?
This still occurs with the released version of 0.7.3.

I am using Python 2.5 and GVim 7.0 on Windows XP SP2.

I run the %edit command.


Jesus Aguillon

On 12/12/06, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com <http://projects.scipy.org/mailman/listinfo/ipython-dev>> wrote:
/>/ On 12/9/06, Jesus Aguillon <jesus at aguillon.com <http://projects.scipy.org/mailman/listinfo/ipython-dev>> wrote:
/>/ > When I edit a file from within IPython and it has a syntax error, the
/>/ next
/>/ > time time I try to edit the file it is opened as read-only.  I am using
/>/ > Windows XP SP2,  IPython 0.7.3b3.r1975 and Gvim 7.0.
/>/ >
/>/ > I can work around this by writing the file using w! from within vim.  Is
/>/ > there a way to clear the read-only status on the file without leaving
/>/ > IPython?  (It is cleared when I exit IPython)
/>/ How do you "edit" the file? Executing %edit, or running vim directly?

More information about the IPython-dev mailing list