Tring to install several plug-in in Spyder IDE such as unittest notebook line profiler spyder-terminal memory-profiler spyder-report , i got some serious problem. The installation was good, though i couldn't install spyder-vim and conda-manager plug-in for some unknown reason.

But thing was after launching the IDE, it's just broken somehow and not responding. No mouse clickable. Interface was totally messed up.

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After removal these plug-in, again manually installed those plug-in and tried to figure it out that, for which plug-in was caused for this mess.

This time i only installed unittest spyder-report notebook terminal and now after launching i saw interface was little bit mess than before and mouse clickable and discovered some problem in spyder-report plug-in.

While rendering report to html it showed following error: signal only works in main thread

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I'm not sure whether i'll try other plug-in but everything is pretty OK now except spyder-report plug-in. I google it for a day but no effective solution. A little help will be highly appreciated.

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MiB On

You didn't say which version of Spyder and python you installed, nor which operating system you are using. So, using Debian unstable and python 3.6.5, I installed:

  • spyder3, 3.2.6
  • spyder-common, 3.2.6
  • python3-spyder, 3.2.6
  • python3-spyder-memory-profiler, 0.1.2
  • python3-spyder-line-profiler, 0.1.1
  • python3-spyder-reports, 0.1.1
  • python3-spyder-unittest, 0.3.0

as well as all of their dependencies. After that, I started spyder3 without any problems (except that I have to use the Spyder 2 icon theme b/c it can't find the Spyder 3 icons). The Reports tab works fine, no "Signal only..." error.

The problem with spyder-vim seems to be that no actual release has been made yet, so pip3 install spyder-vim doesn't find anything.

Last, I added the terminal plugin with pip3 install spyder-terminal.

Again, after that all is working fine.

So, if that doesn't help, maybe you could add some more details and some of the console error messages you get?