[SciPy-user] Docstring searching capability in scipy

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Oct 21 18:34:19 CDT 2005


Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
> 
> 
>>We have fairly good docstring coverage in scipy at least. We need to
>>build some searching capability, though.
>> 
>>
> 
> There is a little bit of searching in  scipy's info
> 
> info('minimize') will look through the docstrings and report functions
> containing that word.
> 
> In new scipy info is in  *scipy.utils.helpmod* until we figure out what 
> to do with it.

In the spirit of scipy for numerics, matplotlib for plotting and ipython for 
interactive work, perhaps we should copy this over to ipython.  Opinions?

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