[wingide-users] Feat. request: reStructuredText for docstrings
gadgetsteve at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 28 09:46:23 EST 2013
On 28/01/13 14:15, Wingware Support wrote:
> Diogo Baeder wrote:
>> Lots of Python applications have been receiving documentation in
>> reStructuredText format (http://docutils.sourceforge.net/rst.html);
>> The reason for this is simple: this format's primary focus is for
>> Python documentation, specially docstrings. So Sphinx uses it, and
>> Read The Docs uses it - and a great deal of applications have their
>> docs hosted in RTD nowadays -.
>> So I'd like to propose that WinIDE implements reStructuredText
>> parsing to be shown in parts of the IDE, like the Source Assistant,
>> for example; This will improve te way the developers see their
>> documentation, or documentation of other packages.
> This is something we'ld like to add but I'm not sure when we'll get to
> working on it. I'd also like to syntax highlight ReST when seen in
> the editor (at least for ReST-only files if not in the docstrings).
> If someone writes a lexer for Scintilla we would just incorporate it.
> But I realize you're asking for rendering in Source Assistant and not
> syntax highlighting...
> Thanks for the feedback!
According to the website Pygments supports ReST, and just about every
Steve /Gadget/ Barnes
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