[IPython-dev] Emacs/Vim keybindings in the notebook

John Fawcett fawce at quantopian.com
Fri Jan 27 14:56:52 EST 2012


I took a shot at adding this by hooking the key event on the notebook, and
it seems to work pretty well. Here's the PR:


On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 7:55 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 2:34 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'd argue that for something as common as save, it's more important to
> be
> >> consistent with the standard 'save' shortcut in just about every other
> >> application. Of course, Ctrl-m s should still work as well, but Ctrl+S
> is
> >> really universal.
> In this case I agree with Thomas that C-s would make a lot of sense
> for our save, especially be cause the default action by the browser is
> 'Save as HTML', which in the editable view is fairly nonsensical given
> all the css for live cells.  I bet many users will instinctively type
> C-s and end up with the useless html save dialog, so providing more
> sensible behavior in that case would be good.
> What I don't know is whether we *can* capture C-s, it may be
> browser-dependent.  So C-m-s should definitely remain valid, for the
> platforms where we can't get a hold of C-s.
> Cheers,
> f
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