[IPython-dev] More %magics - numpy print options

Andrew Straw strawman at astraw.com
Fri Jan 23 04:26:18 EST 2009

Robert Kern wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 01:28, Andrew Straw <strawman at astraw.com> wrote:
>> On this subject, sympy has a very nice autodetection-of-terminal-width
>> feature that would be very cool to port into the numpy printing stuff
>> and/or ipython. Being completely oblivious of where this should best
>> live and being completely lacking in spare time, all I can do is mention
>> that it would be a cool feature to port into ipython or numpy.
> IPython does have a function for this, too, on UNIX systems with
> curses (sympy also uses curses on UNIX but also has a Windows
> implementation using ctypes and the Windows API). I also found another
> UNIX implementation that only uses the fcntl and termios modules,
> which may be more ubiquitous than curses.
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2006-February/365594.html

Hmm, sympy's is on by default and I've never seen the effect in
IPython... How to turn it on?

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