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  • Feb 04 2020 16:57
    @goanpeca banned @tolgayilmaz
hi, I want to clear console every time when my programme runs how can do that?
Spyder in my very own personal opinion has been much better than pycharm, succintly speaking it has all the features that I need, and i can't say the same about pycharm which is just too full of impractical features..in my everyday workflow..so i binged it
Spyder 5.0.1 is unbearably slow (lagging) when doing code editing. Downgrade to 4.2.x still the same. Seems the outliner causes the problem. I have already disabled indent guides, code folder, etc. Also disabled a lot of completion & linting. Still now work. I can see the outline is busy (the small icon rotating on the upper-right corner of the pane) when the lagging happened. I closed the outline pane, but it still does not help much (a little bit better?) I believe the outliner is still working after closing the pane. This is really annoying when I have important work to do and the lagging drives me nuts. Can any body help??? Does anyone have any temporary work-around? I just curious why the spyder developers haven't noticed (or not solved it ) this problem for so long time. :(((
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By the way, my source file size is about 5k to 10k, which is not uncommon to a python programmer, right? For very small file, the lagging is better.
Hi, anyone know if I can recover an untitled* file after Spyder crash?
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Jacob Wikner
How does one upgrade to spyder 5.0? Installation instructions leads nowhere
Hello ! I don't understand why I can't run any program on Spyder, that's really weird that wasn't the case last weekend. I really need to fix this to complete my CS project.
Brian Toby
@ccordoba12 Are you still using your gmail.com address? I sent you a message regarding some paid support work I'd like to discuss. If there is someone better to raise this with, please let me know.
Hi.. any one can help how to work with aws environment like S3 from spyder?
Bastian Zimmermann
@asanjeevak_twitter You'll probably want boto3: https://boto3.amazonaws.com/v1/documentation/api/latest/index.html
How can I fix the lagging effect by typing with spyder 5.0.1?? It's urgent. Spyder developers advice to downgrade the version but it worst!!!!
Spyder 5.0.1 definitively does not work! so many projects stopped by bugs and errors. This chat seems usefulness so nobody answer.
in spyder 4.2.5 i found out that working without kite, speeds things a bit, i only work subplots, or call functions from other py files.
I am having trouble installing a package in Spyder. Is there anyone out there who can help with this?
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hey, i hava a litte question, why my spyder doesnt open
Hi I am having a lot of issues trying to install spyder3 in a conda environment with python2.7 , any version combinations (including ones previously tested and working, like python 2.7 and spyder 3.2.3) fail to launch, with AttributeErrors of all kinds. Is this a spyder issue or a conda issue?
is there any 32 bit version available for spider
Zahra Samadi
I need to install some libraries in Spyder
I can not
Could you pleaase help me
Ariella Mansfield
I'm using Spyder 5.0.0 with anaconda on Ubuntu 18.04.5. Is code collapsing (folding) available? If yes, how do I use it (it doesn't seem to show up by default)
i try standalone installation on windows... and Spyder just initilazing... great
i try with anaconda ... same result
spyder is the IDE i need but i can't use it... i'm very despointed to install anaconda to use it , to try to use it sorry...
keep spyder 4.2.5 python -m pip install spyder works like the charm.
So to use the standalone version, and to use a particular environment, I have to change the default interpreter each time and restart spyder?
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Something very hard is happening with spyder development. At least they should avoid the pop-up dialog of updating spyder to new version 5 while so-many issues decrease
Aleksey Reha kriznov
I have got a problem using spyder
Saptak Bhoumik
@alekseyreha what is it
Hi ya'll, I absolutely adore the Spyder IDE! Thank you all for your time and energy spent on this project. I wanted to ask/spark a discussion around the use of VIM with spyder seeing how the plugin development fizzled a way back. Has anyone continued interest and energy to rally a bit on developing it once more? Or does anyone have temporary workarounds to use vim as an editor in tandem with spyder somehow? If anyone has any experience in general with accessibility work around that will allow me to not have to use a mouse at all/just shortcut about as I usually do with hot keys and vim I'd love to chat with you.
Perhaps some of you use spyder without a mouse using other tools?

Hi. I use the latest Spyder Standalone installation on Windows. Yesterday, on the day of installation, everything was fine. Today, after some Windows updates, Spyder does not launch anymore. Already tried to reinstall with two options, for everyone on my computer and just for me, but I get the same error when launching, which is:

C:\Program Files\Spyder>Python\python.exe Spyder.launch.pyw
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "Spyder.launch.pyw", line 34, in <module>
from spyder.app.start import main
File "pkgs\spyder\app\start.py", line 21, in <module>
import zmq
File "pkgs\zmq__init.py", line 125, in <module>
from zmq import backend
File "pkgs\zmq\backend\
init.py", line 32, in <module>
raise original_error from None
File "pkgs\zmq\backend\
init.py", line 27, in <module>
_ns = select_backend(first)
File "pkgs\zmq\backend\select.py", line 32, in select_backend
mod = import_module(name)
File "D:\obj\windows-release\37amd64_Release\msi_python\zip_amd64\
init.py", line 127, in >import_module
File "pkgs\zmq\backend\cython\
init__.py", line 6, in <module>
from . import (
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

The strangest thing that comes to my mind is the line:

File "D:\obj\windows-release\37amd64_Release\msi_python\zip_amd64__init__.py", line 127, in
Why is it trying to load something from D: drive?

Any Idea about what I could try?

Ege - Dropped a Gear

Hello all,

I am using spyder in conda environment and I have an interesting issue. When I right click somewhere the icons shown "on" the letters. As a new user it is too hard for me to use like that. Any suggestions?

I was able to solve my issue. Reset Spyder did the trick. Although I used reset spyder option from another spyder installation (from an conda installation) since the standalone app did not register a reset option in the start menu.
Hi, can any one plz help me with this issue: pip install xlrd
Note: you may need to restart the kernel to use updated packages.
'C:\Program' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
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I want to import excel file and I have installed xlrd via anaconda prompt.
Hello evryone
I am facing an issue with spyder console while ejecting or inserting charger chord in my laptop. The spyder console totally freezed after supply power to the charger cable.
If anyone have any suggestion to figure it out, please help me
sir my pc shows (The program can not start because VCRUNTIME140_1.dII is missing from your computer . Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem) how can i fix it
Melissa McCorriston
Hello, I can't seem to change my python interpreter in spyder on my mac (I installed the stand alone version). No matter what path I enter I get a message "Invalid file path" and none appear in the drop down.
Md. Mahbubur Rahman
Is it true that anaconda has discoutinued the Spyder update??
whenever i open spydder by navigation i see this

C:\Users\Russell>chcp 1252
Active code page: 1252

C:\Users\Russell>call C:\anaconda\Scripts\activate C:\anaconda

(base) C:\Users\Russell>spyder 1>nul 2>nul

if closed spyder will close also

how to fix this please