open_help opens the online help for a specific (Q)GIS
geoalgorithm. This is the online help one also encounters in the QGIS GUI.
In the case of GRASS algorithms this is actually the GRASS online
The name of the algorithm for which one wishes to retrieve arguments and default values.
Environment containing all the paths to run the QGIS API. For
more information, refer to
Bar a few exceptions
open_help works for all QGIS, GRASS and
SAGA geoalgorithms. The online help of other third-party providers,
however, has not been tested so far.
The function opens the default web browser, and displays the help for the specified algorithm.
Please note that
open_help requires a working Internet
Jannes Muenchow, Victor Olaya, QGIS core team
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