Hugo Ahlenius wrote on 2014-05-05:
> I don't remember this being an issue in ipython previously, but I
> recently upgrade my python 2.7.5 installation to ipython 2.0.0 (Windows
> 7 Ultimate).
> The keyboard seems to work fine with special characters, but I can't seem
> to enter any Swedish characters in the interactive prompt (åäöÅÄÖ) - I
> can't even paste them into the prompt!
> Any tips on how to solve this? Is this a pyreadline issue?
I haven't had time to troubleshoot this more until now, but I have now
identified it as an issue with pyreadline: if vi-mode is set, those
characters stop working.
I'll file this as an issue in the pyreadline tracker on github.