Opened 15 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#3152 closed enhancement (invalid)

notebook -- improve gap-mode help interface

Reported by: was Owned by: boothby
Priority: minor Milestone: sage-6.4
Component: notebook Keywords:
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Authors: Reviewers:
Report Upstream: Reported upstream. Developers acknowledge bug. Work issues:
Branch: Commit:
Dependencies: Stopgaps:

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Description

On 7/26/07, Dan Christensen <jdc@uwo.ca> wrote:
> Some other minor issues about using GAP within the notebook, under
> 2.7.1.  I've put my entire worksheet in GAP mode using the menu at
> the top.  The following things don't work correctly:
> 0) If I type something that gives an error in GAP, the error
> message is buried in a python exception/backtrace.
> 
> 1) If I type "?SymmetricGroup" (which works within GAP), all I see
> is
> 
>    Help: Showing `Reference: SymmetricGroup'
>    Page from 104
> 
> It's similar with other "?foo" commands.
> 
> 2) If I type "SymmetricGroup?" and hit tab, it shows me help about
> sage's wrapped SymmetricGroup function.  I don't think this will
> be helpful for functions not wrapped by sage.

Change History (9)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by kcrisman

Report Upstream: N/A

#5043 is conceivably related.

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by iandrus

I just tried with and without the patch for #5043 and 0 and 1 are unchanged. 2 works correctly, but it's not due to the patch at #5043.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by jdemeyer

Milestone: sage-5.11sage-5.12

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by vbraun_spam

Milestone: sage-6.1sage-6.2

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by vbraun_spam

Milestone: sage-6.2sage-6.3

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by vbraun_spam

Milestone: sage-6.3sage-6.4

comment:7 Changed 8 years ago by kcrisman

Report Upstream: N/AReported upstream. Developers acknowledge bug.

comment:8 Changed 8 years ago by kcrisman

Priority: majorminor

comment:9 Changed 3 years ago by boothby

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

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