Chat Console is a command console (shell) for Jupyter kernels, with enhancements for inline graphics, syntax highlighting, and much more. It facilitates collaborative work by supporting chat and displaying commands of multiple users asynchronously.
Note: Make sure that Qt is installed. Unfortunately, Qt cannot be installed using pip. The next section gives instructions on installing Qt.
Install Chat Console
Installing Qt (if needed)
We recommend installing PyQt with conda:
conda install pyqt
or with a system package manager. For Windows, PyQt binary packages may be used.
Install Chat Console using pip
pip install chconsole
To run the Chat Console:
Chat Console can either start its own IPython kernel or attach to an independent Jupyter kernel, including IPython, through a connection file. For convenience, a script to start an independent Ipython kernel is included: