[IPython-dev] [ANN] IPython 3.0.0rc1

Cyrille Rossant cyrille.rossant at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 11:57:24 EST 2015

2015-02-19 17:35 GMT+01:00 Michael Waskom <mwaskom at stanford.edu>:
> Hi, sorry to be a nuisance, but I'm worried this part of my second email may
> have been overlooked, and it's been bugging me a lot as I've been working
> with the release candidate:

I second that

> One other thing I have noticed is that, when shift-TABing to get the
> function docstring popover in the notebook, the help seems often bound to
> objects that have been added as arguments, and not  to the function itself.,
> i.e.
> func(a, b, [shift-TAB]
> will show me the docstring for the object that `b` points at, although this
> seems to only happen when an variable is being used. In other words,
> func(a, "b", [shift-TAB]
> will show me the docstring for `a`.
> Previously this would happen when using a function within the call, ie.e.
> func1(a, func2(b), [shift=TAB]
> would should me the docs for `func2` (even if I had closed parens on it).
> But the behavior has changed somewhat.

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