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Module: core.shellapp

A mixin for Application classes that launch InteractiveShell instances, load extensions, etc.

Authors

  • Min Ragan-Kelley

1 Class

class IPython.core.shellapp.InteractiveShellApp(**kwargs)

Bases: IPython.config.configurable.Configurable

A Mixin for applications that start InteractiveShell instances.

Provides configurables for loading extensions and executing files as part of configuring a Shell environment.

The following methods should be called by the initialize() method of the subclass:

init_code()

run the pre-flight code, specified via exec_lines

init_extensions()

Load all IPython extensions in IPythonApp.extensions.

This uses the ExtensionManager.load_extensions() to load all the extensions listed in self.extensions.

init_gui_pylab()

Enable GUI event loop integration, taking pylab into account.

init_path()

Add current working directory, ‘’, to sys.path