Better terminal for windows?

Fernando Pérez fperez528 at
Sat Sep 28 00:01:06 CEST 2002

Chris Liechti wrote:

>> So some of ipython's nicest functionality (full support for tab
>> completion for both objects and files,  and color-enhanced
>> information, tracebacks and even syntax highlighted source info) are
>> gone under Windows.
>> If you know of a way to fix this, patches are welcome :)
> well there is ansi.sys. if that driver is loaded the terminal undestands
> ansi escapes. long ago i used it under win95. it's still there in win2k but
> don't know how to use it. it the old days you needed to load it in
> config.sys.

Thanks for the tip. I'll include it in the docs for the next release, for the 
benefit of Win users. Maybe I'll hear from them and get that part fixed (I 
don't use Windows myself).



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