[issue12686] argparse - document (and improve?) use of SUPPRESS with help=

R. David Murray report at bugs.python.org
Wed Aug 3 14:30:59 CEST 2011


R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com> added the comment:

This is partly a doc issue, but there also appear to be bugs in the way the existing functionality works (although it is hard to tell for sure since it isn't documented :)

Try using the value argparse.SUPPRESS as the value of help= in various places and you'll see what I mean.

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assignee:  -> docs at python
components: +Documentation, Library (Lib) -None
keywords: +easy
nosy: +bethard, docs at python, r.david.murray
stage:  -> needs patch
title: argparse - add 'hide' feature -> argparse - document (and improve?) use of SUPPRESS with help=
versions: +Python 3.3

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