passing string for editing in input()
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Feb 7 17:24:04 CET 2010
In article <mailman.1787.1265117353.28905.python-list at python.org>,
Chris Rebert <clp2 at rebertia.com> wrote:
>On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 5:24 AM, mk <mrkafk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there an easy way to get an editing (readline) in Python that would
>> contain string for editing and would not just be empty?
>> I googled but found nothing.
>It's the third hit for "python readline".
>Actually reading the page, sounds like you want readline.insert_text()
That seems a tad harsh, especially after reading the docs and following
Peter Otten's link. It's not at all obvious how to actually use
insert_text(), and although I probably could have figured it out on my
own, I might well have posted here myself. Did you try using
insert_text() before posting?
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