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Paul Gauthier

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Beginner Help!

Post14 Oct 2014, 12:38

Hey Beginner with Spyder and Python,

If you struggle with a function and would like to know what this function does, explore the options in SPYDER:

Activate your Object Inspector:

View> Panes> Object inspector

To activate the interactivity of the Object inspector:

Preferences > Object Inspector

And tick any of the options in Automatic connection > Apply

Now go to your console and write:


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  1. >>>import numpy as np
  2. >>>np.mean(
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Normally the object inspector gives you the description of what the function mean() of the library numpy does. you even have examples. Nice, no? ;)

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