[IPython-dev] looking for advice on a custom dict-like completer

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 13:29:18 EST 2009

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 7:56 PM, Darren Dale <dsdale24 at gmail.com> wrote:

> but thats a minor point. A major sticking point is:
> a['nested'].ite<tab>
> That doesnt yield anything, but I know that a list of possible completions
> is being generated, I can print the list in my completer, but its not
> propagating back to ipython for some reason. Could someone please have a

This happens because readline completer delimiters.

Try doing:

readline.set_completer_delims(' ')

then your completer will work properly.

Ville M. Vainio

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