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PYDOC2.7(1) General Commands Manual PYDOC2.7(1)

NAME

pydoc2.7 – the Python documentation tool

SYNOPSIS

pydoc2.7 name

pydoc2.7 -k keyword

pydoc2.7 -p port

pydoc2.7 -g

pydoc2.7 -w module […]

DESCRIPTION

pydoc2.7 name Show text documentation on something. name may be the
name of a Python keyword, topic, function, module, or package, or a
dotted reference to a class or function within a module or module in a
package. If name contains a ‘/’, it is used as the path to a Python
source file to document. If name is ‘keywords’, ‘topics’, or ‘modules’,
a listing of these things is displayed.

pydoc2.7 -k keyword Search for a keyword in the synopsis lines of all
available modules.

pydoc2.7 -p port Start an HTTP server on the given port on the local
machine.

pydoc2.7 -g Pop up a graphical interface for finding and serving docu‐
mentation.

pydoc2.7 -w name […] Write out the HTML documentation for a module
to a file in the current directory. If name contains a ‘/’, it is
treated as a filename; if it names a directory, documentation is writ‐
ten for all the contents.

AUTHOR

Moshe Zadka, based on “pydoc –help”

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