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ROBODoc is a documentation tool used to extract API documentation from source code. It can be used with any language that supports remarks and works by extracting specially formated headers. These are then reformatted into HTML, DocBook, TROFF, ASCII, LaTeX, PDF, or RTF. ROBODoc is similar to javadoc and licensed under a GPL license.
The first version of ROBODoc was written by Jacco van Weert in 1995. The of ROBODoc was inspired by the Autodocs program that was available on the Amiga. Autodocs produced ASCII output only. van Weert created a version that created output in Amigaguide format. This made it possible to create hyperlinks between the various documentation parts.