Command line optionsΒΆ

Spyder’s command line options are the following:

Options:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
--new-instance Run a new instance of Spyder, even if the single instance mode has been turned on (default)
--defaults Reset configuration settings to defaults
--reset Remove all configuration files!
--optimize Optimize Spyder bytecode (this may require administrative privileges)
-w WORKING_DIRECTORY, --workdir=WORKING_DIRECTORY
 Default working directory
--show-console Do not hide parent console window (Windows)
--multithread Internal console is executed in another thread (separate from main application thread)
--profile Profile mode (internal test, not related with Python profiling)
--window-title=WINDOW_TITLE
 String to show in the main window title