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Setup additional values for ELLIPSIS_MARKER for doctests

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Setup additional values for ELLIPSIS_MARKER for doctests

This Pytest plugin was generated with Cookiecutter along with @hackebrot’s Cookiecutter-pytest-plugin template.


Doctest has problems with matching default ELLIPSIS_MARKER at the begging of line and interprets them as line continuation characters and not as ellipsis for the output. The easy way was to use # doctest: +SKIP:

>>> u'Tanie dranie niesłychanie' # doctest: +SKIP

Without SKIP it would not work. But then the statement is not tested :(

This plugin cant extend ELLIPSIS_MARKER mathing a little without actually changing the default ELLIPSIS_MARKER value:

>>> u'Adios pomidory'


You can install “pytest-doctest-ellipsis-markers” via pip from PyPI:

$ pip install pytest-doctest-ellipsis-markers


By default the markers below will be treated as ELLIPSIS_MARKER, to change them add doctest_ellipsis_markers to your ini style configuration.

doctest_ellipsis_markers = [...] '...' "..."


Contributions are very welcome. Tests can be run with tox, please ensure the coverage at least stays the same before you submit a pull request.


Distributed under the terms of the MIT license, “pytest-doctest-ellipsis-markers” is free and open source software


If you encounter any problems, please file an issue along with a detailed description.

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