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Blender uses doxygen for C/C++ source code docs, you will need to install this first.


We've included a convenience build target.

make doc_doxy

This is just a convenient way to run:

cd doc/doxygen
doxygen Doxyfile

Single File Builds

The complete documentation can take a while to build, to build docs for a single file, we have included a utility.

While this misses cross-file references, it's useful for a quick preview.

Example use:

./source/tools/utils_doc/doxygen_single_file --browse doc/doxygen/Doxyfile /path/to/source.c

Where /path/to/source.c is the source file you're previewing. --browse will open up the documentation in a web browser and can be omitted if you prefer to do this manually.