up arrow with raw_input

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Sat Oct 26 03:43:08 CEST 2002

    kevin> I've been trying to trap an up-arrow response when using
    kevin> raw_input() and its not going well.... I've also tried using GNU
    kevin> readline. This only works from the python prompt (>>>) and not
    kevin> while waiting for input using raw_input().
    kevin> Does anyone have any ideas?

You might check out ipython.  It looks like it does the right thing.  Google
for "ipython" and hit the "feeling lucky" button.

Skip Montanaro - skip at pobox.com

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