[IPython-dev] IPython Notebook for mobile web clients ?

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 15:47:20 EST 2013

On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 1:05 PM, Aaron Meurer <asmeurer at gmail.com> wrote:

> - have more options to edit a non-code cell, because double tap doesn't
> edit it in touch devices due to being filtered by touch web browsers to
> zoom in/out. For example, add an "Edit" item in "Edit" or "Cell" menu, as
> well as an "Edit" icon in the toolbar;
> Also, things like Shift-Enter are impossible on most mobile keyboards.

Fortunately our toolbar always exposes the 'play' button that does
Shift-Enter, so it seems to me that the only show-stopper for mobile
editing is an 'Edit' icon.

Is that the case?  While, as Brian mentioned, full mobile support is a ways
off, if we could make a simple tweak to the existing code that *allows* for
mobile use (albeit with a sub-par UI), it would already help a lot of early
adopters start using the notebook.

So having a list of the minimal blockers that can be fixed easily would be


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