[Python-checkins] bpo-1529353: Explain Shell text squeezing in the IDLE doc. (GH-10169)

Miss Islington (bot) webhook-mailer at python.org
Sun Oct 28 13:08:25 EDT 2018


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/69ab28d2a616ae0234b6e412a979400523b2a6d9
commit: 69ab28d2a616ae0234b6e412a979400523b2a6d9
branch: 3.6
author: Miss Islington (bot) <31488909+miss-islington at users.noreply.github.com>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2018-10-28T10:08:22-07:00
summary:

bpo-1529353: Explain Shell text squeezing in the IDLE doc. (GH-10169)

(cherry picked from commit 68d6dc0770288075504635a8e42696070823fd69)

Co-authored-by: Terry Jan Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>

files:
M Doc/library/idle.rst
M Lib/idlelib/help.html

diff --git a/Doc/library/idle.rst b/Doc/library/idle.rst
index 58e61931aaf4..ba0640dbef53 100644
--- a/Doc/library/idle.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/idle.rst
@@ -341,11 +341,18 @@ Set Breakpoint
 Clear Breakpoint
    Clear the breakpoint on that line.
 
-Shell and Output windows have the following.
+Shell and Output windows also have the following.
 
 Go to file/line
    Same as in Debug menu.
 
+The Shell window also has an output squeezing facility explained in the
+the *Python Shell window* subsection below.
+
+Squeeze
+   If the cursor is over an output line, squeeze all the output between
+   the code above and the prompt below down to a 'Squeezed text' label.
+
 
 Editing and navigation
 ----------------------
@@ -477,6 +484,9 @@ or immediately run an existing file before editing.
 Python Shell window
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 
+The editing features described above work when entering code interactively.
+IDLE's Shell window also responds to the following keys.
+
 * :kbd:`C-c` interrupts executing command
 
 * :kbd:`C-d` sends end-of-file; closes window if typed at a ``>>>`` prompt
@@ -492,6 +502,15 @@ Python Shell window
 
   * :kbd:`Return` while on any previous command retrieves that command
 
+Shell has a special facility for squeezing output lines down to a
+'Squeezed text' label.  This is done automatically for output over N lines
+(N = 50 by default).  N can be changed in the PyShell section of the General
+page of the Settings dialog.  Output with fewer lines can be squeezed by
+right clicking on the output.  This can be useful for extra long lines.
+
+Squeezed output is expanded in place by double-clicking the label.
+It can also be sent to the clipboard or a separate view window by
+right-clicking the label.
 
 Text colors
 ^^^^^^^^^^^
diff --git a/Lib/idlelib/help.html b/Lib/idlelib/help.html
index 32676195bb52..684d75d09ab9 100644
--- a/Lib/idlelib/help.html
+++ b/Lib/idlelib/help.html
@@ -364,11 +364,18 @@ <h3>Help menu (Shell and Editor)<a class="headerlink" href="#help-menu-shell-and
 <dt>Clear Breakpoint</dt>
 <dd>Clear the breakpoint on that line.</dd>
 </dl>
-<p>Shell and Output windows have the following.</p>
+<p>Shell and Output windows also have the following.</p>
 <dl class="docutils">
 <dt>Go to file/line</dt>
 <dd>Same as in Debug menu.</dd>
 </dl>
+<p>The Shell window also has an output squeezing facility explained in the
+the <em>Python Shell window</em> subsection below.</p>
+<dl class="docutils">
+<dt>Squeeze</dt>
+<dd>If the cursor is over an output line, squeeze all the output between
+the code above and the prompt below down to a ‘Squeezed text’ label.</dd>
+</dl>
 </div>
 </div>
 <div class="section" id="editing-and-navigation">
@@ -478,6 +485,8 @@ <h3>Calltips<a class="headerlink" href="#calltips" title="Permalink to this head
 </div>
 <div class="section" id="python-shell-window">
 <h3>Python Shell window<a class="headerlink" href="#python-shell-window" title="Permalink to this headline">¶</a></h3>
+<p>The editing features described above work when entering code interactively.
+IDLE’s Shell window also responds to the following keys.</p>
 <ul>
 <li><p class="first"><kbd class="kbd docutils literal notranslate">C-c</kbd> interrupts executing command</p>
 </li>
@@ -493,6 +502,14 @@ <h3>Python Shell window<a class="headerlink" href="#python-shell-window" title="
 </ul>
 </li>
 </ul>
+<p>Shell has a special facility for squeezing output lines down to a
+‘Squeezed text’ label.  This is done automatically for output over N lines
+(N = 50 by default).  N can be changed in the PyShell section of the General
+page of the Settings dialog.  Output with fewer lines can be squeezed by
+right clicking on the output.  This can be useful for extra long lines.</p>
+<p>Squeezed output is expanded in place by double-clicking the label.
+It can also be sent to the clipboard or a separate view window by
+right-clicking the label.</p>
 </div>
 <div class="section" id="text-colors">
 <h3>Text colors<a class="headerlink" href="#text-colors" title="Permalink to this headline">¶</a></h3>
@@ -797,7 +814,7 @@ <h3>Navigation</h3>
 <br />
     <br />
 
-    Last updated on Oct 27, 2018.
+    Last updated on Oct 28, 2018.
     <a href="https://docs.python.org/3/bugs.html">Found a bug</a>?
     <br />
 



More information about the Python-checkins mailing list