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The Options menu in the Python Shell contains some settings that control how the Python Shell works:

  • Wrap Lines causes the shell to wrap long output lines in the display
  • Filter history by entered prefix controls whether the history will be filtered by the string between the prompt an the cursor. If history is filtered and a is entered at the prompt, the up arrow will find the most recent history item starting with a
  • Evaluate Whole Lines causes Wing to round up the selection to the nearest line when evaluating selections, making it easier to select the desired range
  • Auto-restart when Evaluate File causes Wing to automatically restart the shell before evaluating a file, so that each evaluation is made within a clean new environment.

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Python Shell Options