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External Library Documentation URLS for PyCharm

May 30, 2022    pycharm jetbrains python

Being able to hover over modules, classes, functions, etc. of a library and seeing the documentation is always great. This post acts as a resources for you to copy/paste the external documentation URL for your favourite libraries to enable this feature. For more information how to enable this, have a look here

Matplotlib matplotlib http://matplotlib.org/api/{module.basename}_api.html#{element.qname}
Numpy numpy https://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/reference/generated/{element.qname}.html
Pandas pandas https://pandas.pydata.org/pandas-docs/stable/generated/{element.qname}.html
Scikit-Learn sklearn https://scikit-learn.org/stable/modules/generated/{element.qname}.html#{element.qname}
Scipy scipy https://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/generated/{element.qname}.html
Seaborn seaborn https://seaborn.pydata.org/generated/{module.name}.{element.name}.html#{module.name}.{element.name}


  1. Go into your settings
  2. Navigate to Tools | External Documentation
  3. Press +
  4. Input the module name and url from above


If you have any useful URLs that you’d like added, please say so in the comments below!