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Module: qt.console.history_console_widget

1 Class

class IPython.qt.console.history_console_widget.HistoryConsoleWidget(*args, **kw)

Bases: IPython.qt.console.console_widget.ConsoleWidget

A ConsoleWidget that keeps a history of the commands that have been executed and provides a readline-esque interface to this history.

__init__(*args, **kw)
execute(source=None, hidden=False, interactive=False)

Reimplemented to the store history.

history_next(substring='', as_prefix=True)

If possible, set the input buffer to a subsequent history item.

Parameters:

substring : str, optional

If specified, search for an item with this substring.

as_prefix : bool, optional

If True, the substring must match at the beginning (default).

Returns:

Whether the input buffer was changed. :

history_previous(substring='', as_prefix=True)

If possible, set the input buffer to a previous history item.

Parameters:

substring : str, optional

If specified, search for an item with this substring.

as_prefix : bool, optional

If True, the substring must match at the beginning (default).

Returns:

Whether the input buffer was changed. :

history_tail(n=10)

Get the local history list.

Parameters:

n : int

The (maximum) number of history items to get.