[IPython-dev] IPython (new) + matplotlib report: happy news

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 18:17:15 EDT 2010

On 9/16/10 3:36 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 8:21 AM, John Hunter<jdh2358 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> How about this as an alternative: on my box, I can drag the "source
>> code" link from the browser into my terminal, which by default pastes
>> the URL of the referenced *.py into the terminal.  If "run" supported
>> a -w (web) option, or automatically detected that the URL starts with
>> http, it could do a web run of the file.  Of course, you may want the
>> source code pasted in for illustrative purposes... To support this,
>> you could add a -u (url) option to "paste" which assumes the input is
>> a url, fetches it, and pastes the contents into ipython.  So you could
>> type "paste -u" and then drag the link into the terminal, and it would
>> fetch it and paste the code into an input block.
> Ask and ye shall receive (yes, the url was drag-dropped from the
> 'source code' link in the mpl page), welcome %loadpy:
> http://fperez.org/tmp/iqlab_mpl_loadpy.png
> Full credits go to Brian and Evan!

I see there is an In[2] missing.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
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