Python stdlib Quick Search

This search provider makes it easier for you to jump directly to the part of the Python standard library docs that you want. Some example queries that “just work”:

You can try it out here:

Using the quick search

To get started using the quick search from your browser, follow the appropriate instructions for your browser:

Mozilla Firefox

Open your search menu, and then click on ‘Add “Python stdlib”’.

Google Chrome

For reasons beyond my understanding, you’ll have to manually add a search engine to Chrome to use this service. The search URL you should use is
(Theoretically, Chrome should automatically discover and add the search engine for you. I can’t make this work for some reason; if you have any idea why, please shoot me an email.)

Internet Explorer

Open your search menu, point to “Add Search Providers”, and click on “Python stdlib”.