I’ve been using skim to read pdfs instead of preview. Preview on OS X Lion annoyed me because of huge startup times and some other really annoying behavior of windows and grouping. However, I missed being able to merge multiple pdfs which was quite easy with preview. Then I discovered that skim supplies a command… Read More Skim and skimpdf
Numpy (and pylab which uses numpy) can be instructed to change how it prints out arrays and other objects. The one I find most useful is: pylab.set_printoptions(threshold=5) If there are more than threshold elements in an array then pylab/numpy will use the … (elipses) notation to print, which reduces clutter.