[Pythonmac-SIG] scrolling behaviour in MacPython
bob at redivi.com
Wed Oct 29 12:36:02 EST 2003
On Oct 29, 2003, at 12:28 PM, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> On Oct 29, 2003, at 12:19 PM, Christopher Fonnesbeck wrote:
>> Normally, in python you can scroll back in the command history by
>> using the up arrow key. However, when I try and scroll in MacPython
>> 2.3, I get strange characters rather than the previous commands:
>> >>> ^[[A
>> Any cure for this?
> Install the readline module with PackageManager.
> If you have a "stock Panther" MacPython 2.3, then you need to download
> the "installer for 10.3" here:
> When you install, you'll have a PackageManager application at
> /Applications/MacPython-2.3 -- open that up and install readline. You
> should be good to go after that.
BTW, I just added this as a FAQ entry on the pythonmac.org wiki:
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