[chimera-dev] [Chimera-users] [Chimera-Users] help with IDLE

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Apr 21 10:59:59 PDT 2009

Hi Chris,
	I don't know if it works the same on all platforms, but on my mac if  
I copy text from somewhere I can paste it into IDLE with IDLE's Edit- 
 >Paste menu item.


On Apr 20, 2009, at 7:25 PM, christopher lau wrote:

> Thanks Eric,
> Is there any way to paste commands copied from another application  
> or script into the IDLE shell?
> -Chris
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Eric Pettersen <pett at cgl.ucsf.edu>  
> wrote:
> On Apr 19, 2009, at 5:57 PM, cdlau at ucsd.edu wrote:
>> Dear Sir/Miss,
>> I am using the IDLE extensively and I have noticed I cannot paste  
>> text or
>> <arrow up> to run previous commands.  I was wondering if anyone  
>> knew how
>> to change these features or if it is possible.  I explored the
>> options>configure IDLE, but haven't found any preference changes that
>> change these problems I am having. Thanks for your help in advance.
> Hi Christopher,
> 	To reuse/edit a command, either up-arrow to or mouse-click into the  
> command you want and hit return.  A copy of the command will appear  
> at the current Python prompt.  You can then edit it with the arrow  
> keys or the mouse and then hit Return to execute the modified command.
> --Eric
>                         Eric Pettersen
>                         UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
>                         http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu

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