As best as I could find, this question was not asked before. I'm using colab, and I use its variable inspector. I'm trying to do the FastAI exercices, and I noticed that when doing them, the variable inspector stops showing variables. For instance - I open a new notebook and I start creating variables in cells. x=5, a=6 and so forth. These variables are shown in the inspector. But, once I run the line:

from fastbook import *

the variable inspector gets wiped clean, and stops showing variables, even when I create new variables.

I'd appreciate any help. Thank!


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It was explained to me that the issue here is that when * is imported from fastbook, it floods the inspector with everything that is inside fastbook. The better way to import would be:

import fastbook as fb

I tested it and it actually works!


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