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Doc magic edit #220

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Added examples for %edit as part scipy india sprint

Manasa Cholleti Summary Line :
Added an example : For edit command
work done as a team by:
Thomas Kluyver

Closed as duplicate of #230

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Commits on Dec 18, 2010
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    Manasa Cholleti authored
    Added an example : For edit command
    work done as a team by:
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@@ -2179,7 +2179,19 @@ def magic_edit(self,parameter_s='',last_call=['','']):
is defined in the IPython.core.hooks module, and you can use that as a
starting example for further modifications. That file also has
general instructions on how to set a new hook for use once you've
- defined it."""
+ defined it.
+ Example:
+ -------
+ Some Example::
+ In [6]:ed -p
+ Editing... done. Executing edited code...
+ # this will call the editor with the same data as the previous time
+ it was used, regardless of how long ago (in the current session)
+ it was.
# FIXME: This function has become a convoluted mess. It needs a
# ground-up rewrite with clean, simple logic.
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