In IPython, you can alter the verbosity of the stack trace caused by an error in your program via
%xmode magic command.
The default is
Context. You can show fewer information via
Plain, or more information via
If you stuck an error you find hard to resolve, try
%xmode and set it to
Verbose to gain deeper insights on your error.
NOTE: If you use
Verbose, there might feel too many traces to track. That is why it is set to
Context in default.
How to enable it always on the IPython launch
Write it in your startup script. The location is
$IPYTHONDIR/profile_default/startup/startup.py, unless you set it differently (the default location for