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Autodoc extention for documenting traits

Project description

Trait-Documenter is an autodoc extension to allow trait definitions to be properly rendered in sphinx.


Development versions can be found at

The package requires a recent version of sphinx, traits and astor to function properly.


Add the trait-documenter to the extensions variable in your



Using the TraitDocumenter in conjunction with the TraitsDoc package is not advised.


A class trait with a docstring:

from traits.api import HasTraits, Float

class MyClass(HasTraits):

    #: A float number.
    number = Float(2.0)

Will be rendered as:

.. py:attribute:: number
   :annotation: = Float(2.0)

   A float number.

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