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Getting help on the command line interface¶
helpdesk()command will launch the documentation pages on your browser.
To access the High-level Python API reference material you can use the commands:
# list all functions and attributes dir(nest) # Get docstring for function in Python ... help('nest.FunctionName') # ... or in IPython nest.FunctionName?
To get a complete list of the models available in NEST type:
To get a list of only neuron models use:
To get a list of only synapse models use:
To get details on model equations and parameters, use: