The Internal Console is dedicated to Spyder internal debugging or may be used as an embedded Python console in your own application. All the commands entered in the internal console are executed in the same process as Spyder’s, but the Internal Console may be executed in a separate thread (this is optional and for example this is not the case in Spyder itself).
The internal console support the following features:
The following special commands are supported by the interactive console.
edit foobar.py will open foobar.py with Spyder’s editor. xedit foobar.py will open foobar.py with the external editor.
run foobar.py will execute foobar.py in interactive console.
clear x, y will remove references named x and y.
!cmd will execute system command cmd (example !ls on Linux or !dir on Windows).
object? will show object‘s help in documentation viewer.
oedit(object) will open an appropriate GUI-based editor to modify object object and will return the result.