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Tools to expand Python's enum module.

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Tools to expand Python’s enum module.


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This library provides the following:

  1. enum_tools.autoenum – A Sphinx extension to document Enums better than autoclass can currently.

  2. @enum_tools.documentation.document_enum – A decorator to add docstrings to Enum members from a comment at the end of the line.

  3. enum_tools.custom_enums – Additional Enum classes with different functionality.


enum_tools can be installed from PyPI or Anaconda.

To install with pip:

$ python -m pip install enum_tools

To install with conda:

$ conda install -c conda-forge enum_tools

Further Reading


  2. Is it possible to define a class constant inside an Enum?

  3. Enums with Attributes

  4. When should I subclass EnumMeta instead of Enum?

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