[Numpy-discussion] ANN: NumPy/SciPy Documentation Marathon 2008

Steven H. Rogers steve@shrogers....
Tue May 20 07:14:43 CDT 2008


Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> Hi,
>
> su, 2008-05-18 kello 07:16 -0600, Steven H. Rogers kirjoitti:
>   
>> Joe Harrington wrote:
>>     
>>> 	   NUMPY/SCIPY DOCUMENTATION MARATHON 2008
>>> ...
>>> 5. Write a new help function that optionally produces ASCII or points
>>> the user's PDF or HTML reader to the right page (either local or
>>> global).
>>>   
>>>       
>> I can work on this.  Fernando suggested this at the IPython sprint in 
>> Boulder last year, so I've given it some thought and started a wiki page:
>> http://ipython.scipy.org/moin/Developer_Zone/SearchDocs
>>     
>
> In Numpy SVN/1.1 there is a function "lookfor" that searches the
> docstrings for a substring (no stemming etc. is done). Similar 
> "%lookfor" magic command got accepted into IPython0 as an extension
> ipy_lookfor.py. Improvements to these would be surely appreciated.
>
> I think that also Sphinx supports searching, so that the generated HTML
> docs [1] are searchable, as is the generated PDF output.
>
> 	Pauli
>
>
> .. [1] http://mentat.za.net/numpy/refguide/
>    So far, this preview contains only docs for ndarray, though.
>
>   

Thanks Pauli.  Looking at these. 

# Steve


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