Jupyter How-To

Installing Jupyter

Starting Jupyter

Opening a Jupyter notebook

You’re now looking at Jupyter’s dashboard. It’s just a file browser where you can navigate to the Jupyter file (called a notebook) you’d like to open. Then click on the file to open it.

If you’re brand new to this,

To start a new notebook, look to the top right of the dashboard and select new > Python 3.

Running and editing a notebook

See the Intro to Jupyter tutorial notebook linked above.

Code vs. markdown

Jupyter notebooks can have different type of cells. Two you’ll use frequently are code cells and markdown cells. You can see a cell’s type by clicking on the cell and looking at the dropdown menu in the toolbar. It’ll say code, markdown, or something else.

Checkpoints and the kernel

See the Intro to Jupyter tutorial notebook linked above.

Saving, printing, and sharing a notebook

See the Intro to Jupyter tutorial notebook linked above.

Closing a notebook

Shutting down Jupyter

Jupyter runs in your web browser, but unlike other programs, closing the window doesn’t shut down Jupyter. First, close the Jupyter window or tabs in your browser. Then: