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A helper function for setting up an argparse parser.

Project Description

Provides some common setup actions for argparse. Import and be happy.

Specifically: init_parser() sets up help, version, and docstring options for a program. Help and version are easy to get with argparse normally; printing your docstring is the interesting part. It returns a parser with these basic options configured. After that, you’ll want to your application-specific customizations.

print_and_exit() is an argparse action for printing an arbitrary string - specifically, in this case, a program’s docstring.

Usage

>>> __version__ = "1.0"
>>> __date__ = "Date of this version's release"
>>> #__doc__ is your docstring, which almost every module should have
>>> import basic_argparse
>>> parser = basic_argparse.init_parser("my awesome program", __version__,
>>>                                     __date__, __doc__)

======== Versions ========

  • Version 1.1: Added sample usage to readme
  • Version 1.0: Extracted from UNT_to_IPA.py
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