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What is Python QT console?

What is Python QT console?

The Qtconsole is a very lightweight application that largely feels like a terminal, but provides a number of enhancements only possible in a GUI, such as inline figures, proper multiline editing with syntax highlighting, graphical calltips, and more.

What is Jupyter QT console?

The Qt console is a GUI application similar to IPython terminal. The enhance features are inline figures, multi-line editing with syntax highlighting, graphical calltips, etc. The Qt console can use any Jupyter kernel, default being IPython kernel.

How do I open IPython console?

Go to Preferences -> IPython console -> Startup and select the tickbox next to Open an IPython console at startup. Then click the OK button. The next time Spyder starts, it will show the IPython console automatically.

How do you update Qtconsole?

To update to the newest version with your existing Spyder install, open an Anaconda Prompt (Windows), Terminal (macOS) or command line (Linux), activate the conda environment or virtualenv / venv of the Spyder install you are using, and run conda update qtconsole (or pip install –upgrade qtconsole , if not using …

Is the Qt console similar to IPython terminal?

This chapter will give you an overview about this software and explains its installation steps. The Qt console is a GUI application similar to IPython terminal. However, it provides a number of enhancements which are not available in text based IPython terminal.

What do you need to know about the qtconsole?

The Qtconsole is a very lightweight application that largely feels like a terminal, but provides a number of enhancements only possible in a GUI, such as inline figures, proper multiline editing with syntax highlighting, graphical calltips, and more. The Qtconsole requires Python bindings for Qt, such as PyQt5 , PyQt4 , or PySide.

Do you need Python bindings to use qtconsole?

The Qtconsole requires Python bindings for Qt, such as PyQt5, PyQt4, or PySide. Although pip and conda may be used to install the Qtconsole, conda is simpler to use since it automatically installs PyQt5. Alternatively, the Qtconsole installation with pip needs additional steps since pip doesn’t install the Qt requirement.

How to use the Qt console for Jupyter?

There are a few options to integrate the Jupyter Qt console with your own application: Use qtconsole.rich_jupyter_widget.RichJupyterWidget in your Qt application. This will embed the console widget in your GUI and start the kernel in a separate process, so code typed into the console cannot access objects in your application.