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wrap generate_tokens to catch EOF errors
Return the line in a cell at a given cursor position
Used for calling line-based APIs that don’t support multi-line input, yet.
- cell (str) – multiline block of text
- cursor_pos (integer) – the cursor position
(line, offset) – The line with the current cursor, and the character offset of the start of the line.
Get the token at a given cursor
Used for introspection.
Function calls are prioritized, so the token for the callable will be returned if the cursor is anywhere inside the call.
- cell (unicode) – A block of Python code
- cursor_pos (int) – The location of the cursor in the block where the token should be found