argparse-manpage - Man Page

Synopsis

argparse-manpage [-h] (--module MODULE | --pyfile PYFILE) (--function FUNCTION | --object OBJECT) [--project-name PROJECT_NAME] [--prog PROG] [--version VERSION] [--description TEXT] [--author [AUTHOR]] [--url URL] [--format {pretty,single-commands-section}] [--output OUTFILE] [--manual-section MANUAL_SECTION] [--manual-title MANUAL_TITLE]

Description

Build manual page from Python's argparse.ArgumentParser object.

Options

--module MODULE

search the OBJECT/FUNCTION in MODULE

--pyfile PYFILE

search the OBJECT/FUNCTION in FILE

--function FUNCTION

call FUNCTION from MODULE/FILE to obtain ArgumentParser object

--object OBJECT

obtain ArgumentParser OBJECT from FUNCTION (to get argparse object) from MODULE or FILE

--project-name PROJECT_NAME

Name of the project the documented program is part of.

--prog PROG

Substitutes %prog in ArgumentParser's usage.

--version VERSION

Version of the program, will be visible in the manual page footer.

--description TEXT

description of the program, used in the NAME section, after the leading 'name - ' part, see man (7) man-pages for more info

--author [AUTHOR]

Author of the program. Can be specified multiple times.

--url URL

Link to project's homepage

--format {pretty,single-commands-section}

Format of the generated man page. Defaults to 'pretty'.

--output OUTFILE

Output file. Defaults to stdout.

--manual-section MANUAL_SECTION

Section of the manual, by default 1. See man (7) man-pages for more info about existing sections.

--manual-title MANUAL_TITLE

The title of the manual, by default "Generated Python Manual". See man (7) man-pages for more instructions.

Authors

Gabriele Giammatteo <gabriele.giammatteo@eng.it>

Distribution

The latest version of argparse-manpage may be downloaded from https://github.com/praiskup/argparse-manpage

Info

2022-10-31 argparse-manpage 4 Generated Python Manual