gbh3 - Man Page

GAMBAS Help Extractor


gbh3 [options] [<sources>]


Gambas is a free development environment based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions, a mix of Java(tm) and Visual Basic(tm). With Gambas, you can quickly design your program GUI, access MySQL or PostgreSQL databases, pilot KDE applications with DCOP, translate your program into many languages, and so on...

gbh3 is used to extract Gambas documentation from C/C++ source files and create .help files for a component from them.


-r,  --root <root>

gives the Gambas installation directory

-c,  --component <component>

generate help directly in a component '*.help' file

-v,  --verbose

run in verbose mode

-V,  --version

display version

-L,  --license

display license

-h,  --help

display help and exit


The latest version of Gambas can always be obtained from, documentation about the language is at

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