[GRASS-dev] module header definitions add: text/multiline and latex support?

Nikos Alexandris nik at nikosalexandris.net
Wed Jan 14 02:07:30 PST 2015

On 14/01/15 09:42, Pietro wrote:

>> Dear devs,
>> sometimes I would like to add some multiline text on the module GUI 
>> to
>> help to understand the meaning of the parameter, and/or understand 
>> the
>> logic of the module.
>> Do you think that would be possible to have a description option 
>> that
>> it does not take any input but allow us to be more descriptive 
>> inside
>> the module interface?

On 14.01.2015 11:33, Moritz Lennert wrote:

> If you add

> #% label

> and

> #% description

> the label will be displayed as text in the window and the description
> will be put into a tooltip that pops up at mouse-over. You can then
> put as much text as you want into the description.

Note though, too much text in the description, will overload the output 
of "?.SomeModule --help" in the command line.


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