[IPython-dev] notebook questions an aesthetic details

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 15:05:22 EST 2012

Hmm, am not seeing the ampersand problem on Chrome or Safari  (on a
Mac).  Is there a particular sequence of keystroke that do it.  Does
it happen for any text before the &?

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 10:57 AM, Chris Kees <cekees at gmail.com> wrote:
> On the ampersand problem: Firefox and Safari are the same. Also Safari
> complains about not being able to access the web socket and says that I
> won't be able to run code.
> On the pulldown menu, I'm having trouble reproducing it right now. I know
> that sometimes the problem is me in that I have to be more careful in
> observing which cell is actually active when I use the menus. It's not a big
> deal, but I'll be more careful to record my observations if I suspect this
> is happening again.
> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 3:27 AM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>> On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 4:20 PM, Chris Kees <cekees at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Thanks a lot.  I'm on the right tack now.  I updated about two hours ago
>> > after I read Min's email so there a couple of quirks you might want to
>> > be on
>> > the lookout for. For some reason when I'm inside a call to
>> > Latex(r"""...), I
>> > can't type an ampersand. I can paste one in but the key won't respond.
>> > In
>> That's really odd, I don't get that on Firefox or Chrome.  Can you
>> refresh your Javascript cache just to make sure?  Just save your
>> notebook, and then force a page reload.  Also, could you test on a
>> different browser and let us know if you see any differences?
>> > markdown or outside a string I can type an ampersand.   I also noticed
>> > that
>> > sometimes the markdown/code/heading doesn't seem to switch  modes even
>> > though the pulldown indicates it has. It could just be inaccurate
>> > pointing
>> > and clicking on my part.
>> Mmh, I do see a problem, not sure if it's the same you do:  If I
>> select a new cell type from the 'Cell' menu, the cells do indeed
>> change type, but the dropdown list in the icon toolbar isn't updating
>> correctly anymore.  Is that the behavior you see?
>> > Anyway, thanks again.  I feel like I'm beginning to get productive in
>> > the
>> > notebook.
>> Glad to hear that.  Some inevitable growing pains, but I think we're
>> on the right track.
>> Cheers,
>> f
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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