Set context for shortcuts in ConsoleWidget #763

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The default value of Qt.WindowShortcut causes a problem when IPython is embedded as a widget in other applications.

Setting the shortcut context to Qt.WidgetWithChildrenShortcut

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I don't think this commit does what you think it does. It just deletes almost all of


I'm sorry. I was trying the new editor of GitHub and seems like one of my browser plugins + the editor created some problems.

I pushed the correct changes, now. Thanks!


Works for me, OSX and Windows 7.


These shortcuts should never have been added to ConsoleWidget in the first place, as shortcuts for printing and saving are an application-level matter. At some point, they should be moved out of ConsoleWidget and into QtConsoleApp.

I don't have time to refactor this now, though, so I'm going to merge this. Thanks for the fix, @punchagan.

@epatters epatters merged commit ac6d8ef into ipython:master Sep 7, 2011
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