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DoxyS, advanced free C++ documentation tool

, 5 Mar 2005
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C++ documentation tool inspired by MS documentation style

Introduction

DoxyS is a code documentation tool for C++/C. DoxyS strives to yield a very professional looking output, presenting the the code in a structured easy to navigate set of HTML pages. Easy to use: just navigate to the root of your code directory and type doxys.

Currently it runs on Windows and Linux, but should be quite portable.

Main features

  • Generated output reflects the code directory structure.
  • Layers of abstraction with heavy use of overview tables providing names and brief descriptions of classes, functions etc. Inspired by Microsoft documentation.
  • Wiki like syntax for writing directory level documentation and related documentation pages or even design documents.

Sample Image - Function_description.jpg

Other key features

  • Generated output reflects the code directory structure.
  • Layers of abstraction with heavy use of overview tables providing names and brief descriptions of classes, functions etc. Inspired by Microsoft documentation.
  • Wiki like syntax for writing directory level documentation and related documentation pages or even design documents.
  • Built in incremental search engine (JavaScript).
  • Various diagrams with mouse over effects to provide additional information.
  • Strong support for templates, enumerations and overloaded functions.
  • Freedom to put documentation blocks anywhere.
  • Professional output with consistent placement of special sections like: Note, See Also, Examples etc.
  • Automatic linking to known entities.
  • Can cope with very large projects.

Screenshots

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License

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Comments and Discussions

 
QuestionExport to Wiki ?? PinmemberNitin S. Jadhav12-Dec-07 5:20 
GeneralProblem with callgraphs PinmemberSaurabh.Garg6-May-06 18:07 
GeneralRe: Problem with callgraphs [modified] Pinmemberspud_m7-Dec-06 21:31 
GeneralNew Release 0.87b Pinmemberdoxys14-Feb-06 23:39 
QuestionDoxygen groups PinmemberJKaminski11-Feb-06 15:38 
AnswerRe: Doxygen groups Pinmemberdoxys13-Feb-06 10:55 
GeneralRe: Doxygen groups PinmemberJKaminski13-Feb-06 22:27 
GeneralRe: Doxygen groups Pinmemberdoxys14-Feb-06 6:55 
QuestionDoes not work with templates PinmemberJKaminski11-Feb-06 15:35 
AnswerRe: Does not work with templates Pinmemberdoxys13-Feb-06 10:52 
GeneralRe: Does not work with templates PinmemberJKaminski14-Feb-06 12:52 
GeneralRe: Does not work with templates Pinmemberdoxys14-Feb-06 23:30 
GeneralPhysicalArchitecture PinmemberErickR29-Dec-05 11:19 
GeneralRe: PhysicalArchitecture PinmemberErickR29-Dec-05 11:22 
GeneralRe: PhysicalArchitecture Pinmemberdoxys30-Dec-05 7:03 
GeneralRe: PhysicalArchitecture PinmemberErickR30-Dec-05 8:03 
GeneralVery Well,but... PinmemberPandele Florin25-Jul-05 4:28 
GeneralRe: Very Well,but... Pinmemberdoxys25-Jul-05 7:35 
GeneralWindows security keeps freaking out PinmemberCasualT9-Jun-05 16:52 
GeneralRe: Windows security keeps freaking out PinmemberJohn M. Drescher9-Jun-05 17:33 
GeneralRe: Windows security keeps freaking out PinmemberCasualT10-Jun-05 7:40 
GeneralExcellent Pinmemberbernierm4923-May-05 5:13 
GeneralFuture plans PinmemberMarkWrobel28-Mar-05 1:59 
GeneralRe: Future plans Pinmemberdoxys30-Mar-05 1:01 
GeneralRe: Future plans PinmemberBobby Mihalca11-Apr-05 5:27 

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