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Blender docs is not building
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I ran on windows command prompt and PowerShell.
To view, run:

start build/html/index.html

C:\blender-docs>start build/html/index.html
The system cannot find the file build/html/index.html.

I also realized the directory build does not exist.

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Can you try using the command prompt instead of Powershell?

I did, but the issue still was there with the same error message.

Aaron Carlisle (Blendify) changed the task status from Needs Triage to Needs Information from User.Jan 15 2021, 8:41 PM

What is the output of sphinx-build --version?

I tested on windows just to make sure everything works and I don't have any issues, so I am guessing something is just installed wrong.

sphinx-build --version outputs

'sphinx-build' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

I redid the steps on the page but I am getting the same error.


pip install sphinx sphinx_rtd_theme
pip list

Please also make sure that python is in your PATH.

I did that, rebuilt the page and still am getting the same error. sphinx_rtd_theme is already installed and python is in the path.

Aaron Carlisle (Blendify) closed this task as Archived.Feb 3 2021, 1:02 AM

There must be a configuration error on your end because sphinx-build --version should give a meaningful output.

Since is not an issue on our side anywhere I am going to close the report.
I suggest you find other more related user forums if you are having trouble installing a particular python package.