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eric6_api - eric6 API generator

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NAME

eric6_api - eric6 API generator

SYNOPSIS

eric6_api [options] files...
 
where files can be be either Python modules, package directories or ordinary directories.

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the eric6_api command. This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
eric6_api scans Python source code to generate API descriptions files which are used to as tooltips and autocompletion suggestions by the QScintilla editor widget in eric6.

OPTIONS

These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.
-b name or --base name
Use the given name as the name of the base package.
-h or --help
Show this help and exit.
-o filename or --output=filename
Write the API information to the named file. A '%L' placeholder is replaced by the language of the API file (see --language).
--oldstyle
Generate API files for QScintilla prior to 1.7.
-p or --private
Include private methods and functions.
-R, -r or --recursive
Perform a recursive search for Python files.
-t ext or --extension = ext
Add the given extension to the list of file extensions. This option may be given multiple times.
-V or --version
Show version information and exit.
-x directory or --exclude=directory
Specify a directory basename to be excluded. This option may be repeated multiple times.
--exclude-file=pattern
Specify a filename pattern of files to be excluded. This option may be repeated multiple times.
-l language or --language=language
Generate an API file for the given programming language. Supported programming languages are:
* Python
* Python3
* Ruby The default is 'Python'. This option may be repeated multiple times.
 
 

SEE ALSO

eric6(1), eric6_compare(1), eric6_configure(1), eric6_diff(1), eric6_doc(1), eric6_editor(1), eric6_helpviewer(1), eric6_iconeditor(1), eric6_plugininstall(1), eric6_pluginrepository(1), eric6_pluginuninstall(1), eric6_qregexp(1), eric6_re(1), eric6_shell(1), eric6_sqlbrowser(1), eric6_tray(1), eric6_trpreviewer(1), eric6_uipreviewer(1), eric6_unittest(1), eric6_webbrowser(1)
 

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Torsten Marek <shlomme@gmx.net>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
January 31, 2010 Debian Sid