Classes and the command line

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at
Mon Oct 27 11:26:01 CET 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Seymore4Head" <Seymore4Head at Hotmail.invalid>
> To: python-list at
> Sent: Monday, 27 October, 2014 3:27:18 AM
> Subject: Classes and the command line
> I am trying to learn classes.
> I am currently using Python 2.7 at the command line.
> If you try to type commands at the command line and make the
> slightest
> mistake you have to start over.
> I was trying to copy and paste these instructions into the command
> prompt.
> >>> class Foo:
> ...     def setx(self, x):
> ...         self.x = x
> ...     def bar(self):
> ...         print self.x
> There is really no way to do that without pasting line by line is
> there and adding deleting spaces?  And if you use spaces and tabs,
> they are not the same.

You could use Ipython, if you're familiar with the python shell you won't get lost as it's quite the same with a lot of features added.
One of them is the %paste magic function, it will paste your clipboard taking care of the indentation for you.



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