[SciPy-user] scipy.xplt.ghelp (2nd try ;-)

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Wed Feb 25 15:09:55 CST 2004



On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Arnd Baecker wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> this is a reformulation of my recent question with the same subject,
> I hope I get it right this time ;-)
> 
> If I understand things correctly, scipy.xplt.ghelp is gone
> because the information from xplt/gistdata/help.help
> has been moved to the doc strings of the commands.
> If this is correct,
> how do I get information on the keywords for a plot command ?
> 
> E.g.
>   help("scipy.xplt.plg")
> works, but I don't know how to get information on the keywords,
> like `color`, `closed` etc.
> I think all the information is given here
>   http://bonsai.ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~mdehoon/software/python/pygist_html/node57.html
> How can I access this type of information from within python?
> (Before scipy.xplt.ghelp("color") did the job).

I am not familiar with the background of loosing scipy.xplt.ghelp but the 
following works:

import scipy.xplt.helpmod
scipy.xplt.helpmod.help('color')

Pearu



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