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Pylote (version 2)

To draw on the screen and to handle the instruments of geometry there.




Overview

Pylote is a software making it possible to draw on the screen of the computer, like handling various instruments of geometry.
It is free and cross-platform free software (GNU GPL license).

Dependencies:




Download and install

Choose a platform above.


  • dependencies
    • for Ubuntu 18.04, dependencies can be installed with the following command:
      sudo apt install python3-pyqt5 python3-pyqt5.qtwebengine python3-pyqt5.qtsvg
    • on a older version, replace the python3-pyqt5.qtwebengine package with python3-pyqt5.qtwebkit
  • Pylote
    • download and unpack the Pylote archive: pylote.tar.gz
    • to launch Pylote, just click on the file pylote.pyw at the root of the folder
      (or console: python3 pylote.pyw)
    • on the other hand, the menu File → Create Launcher will allow you to create a file pylote.desktop wherever you want (desktop, menu ...).


  • dependencies
    download and install in the order the following programs:
  • Pylote
    • download and install pylote_setup.exe (Pylote installation)
    • to launch the program, you will find a shortcut in the Start menu and on the desktop
  • notes
    • versions of Python 3 and PyQt5 proposed above are for 64 bits system.
      You can find 32-bit versions on their websites.
      Make sure, however, that the versions of Python 3 and PyQt5 correspond to each other.


  • dependencies
  • Pylote
    • download and unpack the Pylote archive: pylote.tar.gz
    • to launch Pylote, it is enough
      • click on the file pylote.pyw at the root of the folder pylote
      • OR run in console with the command: python3 pylote.pyw
      • OR move the pylote.pyw file to the terminal icon in the dock (at the bottom of the screen)
  • notes
    • if this does not work you have to manually modify the application that will open pylote.pyw.
      To do this, select the file pylote.pyw then in the file menu, click get information.
      In the open with section, select Terminal as the default application (or python launcher).
      See this page: How can I change what program opens a certain file on a Mac?




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