statsmodels.tools.web.webdoc

statsmodels.tools.web.webdoc(func=None, stable=None)[source]

Opens a browser and displays online documentation

Parameters:
func{str, callable}

Either a string to search the documentation or a function

stablebool

Flag indicating whether to use the stable documentation (True) or the development documentation (False). If not provided, opens the stable documentation if the current version of statsmodels is a release

Notes

By default, open stable documentation if the current version of statsmodels is a release. Otherwise opens the development documentation.

Uses the default system browser.

Examples

>>> import statsmodels.api as sm

Documentation site

>>> sm.webdoc()

Search for glm in docs

>>> sm.webdoc('glm')

Go to current generated help for OLS

>>> sm.webdoc(sm.OLS, stable=False)

Last update: Feb 28, 2024