[IPython-dev] What To Do With a Problem Like 'cd /'?

Stefan van der Walt stefan at sun.ac.za
Fri May 25 02:21:50 EDT 2007

On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 08:53:36PM +0200, Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> In the meantime, a handy alias to use for ipython devs:
> $ alias timeline start http://projects.scipy.org/ipython/ipython/timeline
> $ %store timeline

Cute.  Under Linux systems you can use

alias timeline x-www-browser -n http://projects.scipy.org/ipython/ipython/timeline

Btw, you cannot use dashes (and other special chars) in alias-names,
but IPython allows it quite happily:

alias a-b 3


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