grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 10:35:17 EST 2017
On 2017-01-03, Deborah Swanson <python at deborahswanson.net> wrote:
> Grant Edwards wrote, on January 03, 2017 3:13 PM
>> On 2017-01-03, Deborah Swanson <python at deborahswanson.net> wrote:
>> > I'm sorry, I should have said a GUI console because I
>> wouldn't expect
>> > a text-based console to produce clickable links.
>> What's a "GUI console"?
> The GUI consoles I have are in Pycharm, the IDLE that comes with
> Anaconda, and Spyder. PyCharm and IDLE both ask for internet access when
> I open them, so they're capable of opening links, but whether that means
> their output space is capable of handling clickable links I don't know.
Thanks, that's a bit clearer. For those of us from the Unix world
"console" means something else.
> I do know printing a full url with the %s specifier or entering a url
> and clicking enter just gives you the plain text url. Obviously, not all
> GUI consoles are enabled recognize and make clickable links from
> correctly formatted urls.
> I was hoping there was some functionality in python to make clickable
> links. Could be a package, if the core language doesn't have it.
There is no definition for what a "clickable link" is unless you're
sending HTML to a web browser. That means there's no way to create
funcationality to make one.
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