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API reference documentation generator for FreeType.

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# FreeType Docwriter

Markdown documentation generator for the FreeType library.

## Setup Instructions

1. Clone this repository.
2. Clone the freetype2 repository from [here](
3. Convert the `include/` folder to markdown using the
[freetype-docs]( repository.
5. Copy files from `include_mark/`.
6. Run:

python -B --prefix=ft2 --title=FreeType-2.9.1 --output=./docs/reference \
./include_mark/freetype/*.h ./include_mark/freetype/config/*.h ./include_mark/freetype/cache/*.h

## Usage Information

docwriter [-h] [-t T] -o DIR [-p PRE] [-q | -v] files [files ...]

DocWriter Usage information

positional arguments:
files list of source files to parse, wildcards are allowed

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-t T, --title T set project title, as in '-t "My Project"'
-o DIR, --output DIR set output directory, as in '-o mydir'
-p PRE, --prefix PRE set documentation prefix, as in '-p ft2'
-q, --quiet run quietly, show only errors
-v, --verbose increase output verbosity

## Running Tests

There are two possible test scenarios:

1. Running tests on both py27 and py36 (using tox - requires both python versions installed).
2. Running tests on the currently installed Python version.

They are detailed below.

### Test using Tox

To test on both py27 and py36:

1. Make sure `tox` is installed:
pip install tox

2. Ensure both py27 and py36 are installed.

3. Run tests:

### Test on single python version

To test on current python version using pytest:

1. Make sure `pytest` is installed:
pip install pytest

2. Run tests:
python -m pytest

## License

This library is licensed under the [FreeType License](

## History

This library was originally written by David Turner as `docmaker` which collected and presented
documentation in HTML. It has since been modified multiple times, including a major refactor
to allow multiple output formats. The current `docwriter` is the biggest rewrite, with lots of
changes, additions etc. that allow it to be more flexible, readable, maintainable and usable.

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