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Doc magic history #218

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Added example for %history -n as a part of Scipy Sprint

@sgvishnu777 sgvishnu777 Wrote example for %history
Work done as a team by:
-Srinivas Vinay A L
-Vishnu S G
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I've combined this pull request into #272.

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Magic examples #272

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Commits on Dec 18, 2010
  1. @sgvishnu777

    Wrote example for %history

    sgvishnu777 committed
    Work done as a team by:
    -Srinivas Vinay A L
    -Vishnu S G
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12 IPython/core/
@@ -294,6 +294,18 @@ def magic_history(self, parameter_s = ''):
-f FILENAME: instead of printing the output to the screen, redirect it to
the given file. The file is always overwritten, though IPython asks for
confirmation first if it already exists.
+ Examples
+ --------
+ This example demonstrates the functionality of the command %history -n
+ In [4]: history -n
+ 1 :
+ ls
+ 2 :
+ x = 10
+ 3 :
+ print x
if not
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