Author belopolsky
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Date 2010-07-23.20:29:54
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+:program:`pydoc` :option:`-g` will start the server and additionally open a web
+browser to a module index page.  Each served page has a navagation bar at the
+top where you can 'get' help on a individual item, 'find' all modules with a
+keyword in thier synopsis line, and goto indexes for 'modules', 'topics' and
+'keywords'.

I am not sure I like the fact that the browser is started automatically.   Please bring this up on python-dev.  This may be an opportunity to rethink pydoc command line switches.  For example, -p and -g are currently exclusive, but it would make sense for -g to start server on the port specified by -p.
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