Changes between Initial Version and Version 3 of Ticket #406


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Timestamp:
May 10, 2008, 9:27:18 PM (15 years ago)
Author:
was
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In order to focus this ticket, I've broken up each issue into separate tickets and made this ticket just issue 3 in the original description, which is below

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.
> 
> 3) When I try to use tab completion, it inserts "gap." before the
> command (and probably ignores functions not wrapper by sage).

I am aware of each of these issues (which also happen with
the other interfaces).  They are *not* features in my mind, but
bugs, and they need to be fixed by somebody (either me or
somebody else). 

William

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  • Ticket #406

    • Property Summary changed from notebook -- improve support for other system modes to notebook -- make tab completion not stick gap. when using the notebook in gap mode
    • Property Milestone changed from to sage-3
  • Ticket #406 – Description

    initial v3  
    11{{{
    22On 7/26/07, Dan Christensen <jdc@uwo.ca> wrote:
    3 > Some other minor issues about using GAP within the notebook, under
    4 > 2.7.1.  I've put my entire worksheet in GAP mode using the menu at
    5 > the top.  The following things don't work correctly:
    6 >
    7 > 0) If I type something that gives an error in GAP, the error
    8 > message is buried in a python exception/backtrace.
    9 >
    10 > 1) If I type "?SymmetricGroup" (which works within GAP), all I see
    11 > is
    12 >
    13 >    Help: Showing `Reference: SymmetricGroup'
    14 >    Page from 104
    15 >
    16 > It's similar with other "?foo" commands.
    17 >
    18 > 2) If I type "SymmetricGroup?" and hit tab, it shows me help about
    19 > sage's wrapped SymmetricGroup function.  I don't think this will
    20 > be helpful for functions not wrapped by sage.
    21 >
    223> 3) When I try to use tab completion, it inserts "gap." before the
    234> command (and probably ignores functions not wrapper by sage).
    24 
    25 I am aware of each of these issues (which also happen with
    26 the other interfaces).  They are *not* features in my mind, but
    27 bugs, and they need to be fixed by somebody (either me or
    28 somebody else).
    29 
    30 William
    315}}}