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sphinxthat are present in the Anaconda distribution by default to make sure they work well together (you can get the versions by looking at the dependencies of the
anacondametapackage). Also, it has a known problem on some systems that it can stop working after being open for a long time or the computer being locked or put to sleep; that should be fixed in the forthcoming Spyder 4 which has a totally new completion/introspection system based on that used by VSCode and Atom. Finally, some objects simply can't be inspected statically by nature, since they don't have the proper docstring, use compiled code, etc. There are several meta-issues about this you can look at for more details, particularly spyder-ide/spyder#4410 and spyder-ide/spyder#5393 .
spyderfrom the command prompt (you can also do these on Windows as well, but the former way is faster).
conda update spyder spyder-kernelsto get the most recent features and bug fixes, and you can check out our documentation or just ask here if you need help using the IDE.