In case anyone is encountering similar, further searching on stackexchange provided two solutions:
1. Modify the `__all__` attribute in `__init__.py` https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15115514/how-do-i-document-classes-without-the-module-name/31594545#31594545 2. Modify the `__module__` attribute of the imported objects: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22096187/how-to-make-sphinx-respect-importing-classes-into-package-with-init-py The latter is difficult when using `from mymodule import *` On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 2:27:50 PM UTC+1, John wrote: > > Note, that I am able to document the module in this way: > > .. automodule:: shyft.api._api > :members: > :inherited-members: > :undoc-members: > > but this is not preferred as it results in all the index references being > to: > > shyft.api._api.SomeClass > > And for the API in practice, these should be referenced as > `shyft.api.SomeClass` due to the import in the `__init__.py` file. > > > > On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 2:12:23 PM UTC+1, John wrote: >> >> Hello, >> >> I just posted this before, but I don't see it appearing, apologies for a >> duplicate post. >> >> I am writing documentation for a boost:python project >> <https://github.com/statkraft/shyft-doc> with uses and underlying C++ >> .so file as a key module. >> >> It is read referenced within the `api.__init__.py` file in the following >> manner: >> >> from shyft.api._api import * >> >> I am trying every combination of :inherited-members:, :members:, >> :undoc-member:, etc.. but it seems only either functions/classes explicitly >> defined in the __init__.py file are exposed. >> >> How would I get the other modules/classes to be documented which exist >> within `_api.so` >> >> Thank you. >> >> >> >> -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "sphinx-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to sphinx-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/sphinx-users. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.