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Sphinx extension to embed content in a tooltip on xref hover

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sphinx-hoverxref is a Sphinx extension to add tooltips on the cross references of the documentation with the content of the linked section.


This extension is currently in Beta state. This means that there may be some things not well supported or unexpected behavior. If you find any issue, please report it in the issue tracker.




pip install git+


Add this extension in your file as:

extensions = [
 # ... other extensions here



Check out the full documentation at

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