[IPython-dev] How to paste large code text using %cpaste in ipython?

Oren oren.a4 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 07:35:29 EDT 2014

I am having the same problem as the one described in the following link


"I'm trying to paste code into ipython using %cpaste, but whenever the
pasted code is too large (almost 100-150 lines of code), it stops actually
reading the input buffer and therefore gives me an error similar to:

  File "<ipython-input-2-f23a5343110f>", line 133
    return(SyntaxError: unexpected EOF while parsing

If it matters, I'm using a bash inside an emacs and running ipython3 -i from

*EDIT:* interestingly if I paste half of the code, hit enter, paste the
second half, press enter, then --, then enter, it processes it properly.


Is there a way to fix it?

Thank You,
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