[IPython-User] View rendered reStructuredText (Sphinx) docstrings in iPython?
Maccarthy, Jonathan K
Wed Jan 25 10:56:40 CST 2012
Does anyone know if it's possible to have iPython render reStructuredText (i.e. Sphinx) docstrings when you type 'help foo', or 'foo?' ? I'm finding that many projects are moving to Sphinx documentation, which makes their docstrings harder to read on the fly (unpythonic?). <rant> Needing a browser to view the docs seems to miss the point of docstrings. </rant> Does iPython have this functionality somewhere? If not, perhaps any devs could suggest where in the iPython source it would go (if this is even feasible)?
Thanks in advance,
More information about the IPython-User