[IPython-dev] notebook display

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Sat Feb 8 15:25:32 EST 2014

We have added new global kernel and edit/command mode indicators in a
recent pull request - just today. Can you pull the latest and let us
know what you think?



On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 10:35 AM, Toby Burnett <tburnett at myuw.net> wrote:
> There are two status indicators in the v2-dev notebook display that I'd like
> to enhance:
> ·         Kernel Busy indication
> ·         Edit mode
> Both are very important to know, but neither is displayed very prominently;
> a small bit of text in the upper corner for the former, a rather thin green
> line for the latter. Since Kernel Busy affects the entire notebook, I'd like
> a more global indicator, to make it clear that there is no point to try to
> execute a cell. (I don't know how many times I've forgotten to quit the
> debug, then wonder why nothing is happening. Or  do a restart, and forget to
> wait for that text to go away.) Edit mode should be rather easy, just
> increase the width.
> So I'd like to experiment with alternatives, by adjusting the css. There is
> a way, I seem to remember, for a user to customize the relevant css. Could
> someone point me to the instructions, or suggest changes?
> --Toby Burnett
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
bgranger at calpoly.edu and ellisonbg at gmail.com

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