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Use this page to define console options for the Python console.

In this section:

Console common options

ItemDescription
Always show debug consoleIf this checkbox is selected, the debug console will be shown by default in the Debug view.
Use IPython if availableWnen the checkbox is selected (by default): If IPython is installed, then IPython console will be launched.
If the checkbox is not selected, then, even with the installed IPython, a Python console will be launched.
Last modified: 12 January 2018

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