argparse2 — Summary of changes

This page contains a summary of argparse2 changes.

Next version (TBD)

  • Simplified and refactored some formatting-related code (e.g. parts of the HelpFormatter class).
  • [CPython issue #14037]: Added an add_parser_group() method to let subcommands be organized in groups.


  • Forked the following files from CPython version 3.5.0 alpha 1 on November 27, 2014 (changeset 93622:167d51a54de2 from the CPython repository):

    • Lib/
    • Lib/
    • Doc/library/argparse.rst