[IPython-dev] IPython 5.0.0b2

Matthias Bussonnier bussonniermatthias at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 16:55:42 EDT 2016

Hi Matthew, 

> On Jun 8, 2016, at 13:31, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com> wrote:
> I hate to be annoying - but after a little while using the vi
> keybindings, it's still pretty frustrating to have to type ESC in
> order to get the old Ctrl-p behavior.  Is there a way of configuring
> this in the IPython configuration?  

Not super easily yet, we'll be working on that. 

>  I think others might also prefer
> to have the old Ctrl-p behavior as the default.

Can you open an issue and describe in more precision, it will be easier to get thing right. 
I don't use the vi editing mode, so I have issues getting the differences.

> Is it possible to switch back to the old readline support, in the worst case?

No not easily, the code has been scrapped. Someone can likely pull the code back 
in a separate package. 

Thanks !

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