[IPython-dev] IPython 5.0.0 beta 1 now available !

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 16:23:37 EDT 2016

On 9 June 2016 at 20:32, Aaron Meurer <asmeurer at gmail.com> wrote:

> OK, my question for IPython 5: how can I make up arrow show the
> previous entry (assuming the cursor is at the top of a multiline
> input)? Right now up-arrow shows the most recent entry that starts
> with the text that is already typed.  I managed to change this for the
> current version of IPython (I think by deleting the parse and bind of
> the arrows to history-search-backward from the default configuration
> file).

Oh yes, I enabled that by default because I find it so useful that it
annoys me when I ssh to computers where bash isn't configured to do it.

The parameter we pass to prompt_toolkit is here:


It's not currently configurable, so I sense a PR in your future ;-)
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