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helpy displays built-in Python documentation from the command line.

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helpy displays built-in Python documentation from the command line without the need to use the interactive Python interpreter console. View documentation by Python module, class, method, function, or keyword.

Tested in cPython 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3, and pypy 2.2 (Python 2.7.3)


Install with pip using the command:

pip install helpy

or download the source repository, unpack it, and navigate to the top level of the repository. Then enter:

python install


helpy <module,class,method,function,keyword>


Module Documentation

helpy sys

Class Documentation

helpy dict

Method Documentation

helpy dict.update

Function Documentation

helpy max

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