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Console

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

In this section:

Console common options

Item

Description

Always show debug console

If this checkbox is selected, the debug console will be shown by default in the Debug view.

Use IPython if available

When 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.

Show console variables by default

This checkbox is selected by default to show variables in a console. Deselect it, if you do not need to preview variables while working in console.

Use existing console for "Run with Python console"

If you work in a console and don't want to open a separate Python console when running your Python script, select this checkbox. Your script will be launched in the currently opened console. By default this option is disabled.

Last modified: 12 October 2018

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