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GeanyGenDoc is a plugin for Geany that aims to help code documentation by automatically generating documentation comment basis from the source code.


You will need the following packages to build GeanyGenDoc:

You may also want the following packages that enables extra features:


Compiling and installing the plugin is done by running the following commands from the top-level directory (it is the parent of the one containing this file if you're building GeanyGenDoc as part of Geany-plugins):

$ ./configure
$ make
$ make install

For more configuration details, run

$ ./configure --help

For detailed instructions, see the INSTALL file.


For more details about GeanyGenDoc, see the user manual that can be found in the docs/ subirectory or opened with the menu item Tools → Documentation Generator → Open Manual from the Geany window if you already runs GeanyGenDoc.


See the HACKING file for information on how to get started on hacking GeanyGenDoc internals.


GeanyGenDoc is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with GeanyGenDoc. If not, see <>.


You can mail me at <ban(at)herbesfolles(dot)org>, and I may also be on the #geany channel on FreeNode, under the b4n nickname.

Bug reports and feature requests

To report a bug or ask for a new feature, please use the Geany-Plugins tracker on SourceForge: