[IPython-dev] set_next_input() multiple times

John Omernik john at omernik.com
Fri Feb 13 15:22:20 EST 2015

So there is not a way to programmatically add a couple of cells in
iPython Notebook?

On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 11:30 AM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi John,
> On 13 February 2015 at 08:43, John Omernik <john at omernik.com> wrote:
>> I am trying to use set_next_input to add two cells below the cell I am
>> executing in.  I can do one cell no problem, but when I do the
>> following code, only Hello2 gets added, there is only a single cell.
>> How do set two subsequent cells in my currently running notebook (I
>> don't want to save off and reopen or anything)
> set_next_input() originated with the console interface, where it doesn't
> really make sense to set anything beyond the next input. So it can currently
> add only one cell per user execution.
> If you really need your code to modify the notebook document, you can have
> it display javascript to do so - but be careful that that JS doesn't get
> rerun every time you open the notebook.
> Thomas
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