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Python module to modify Defold files

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DefTree is a python module for modifying Defold documents.


pip install deftree


You need to install the backport of the standard library typing module if you are running Python versions older than 3.5

pip install typing

Example Usage

Changing an atlas extrude border setting

import deftree
tree = deftree.parse(path)                  # parse the document into a DefTree
root = tree.get_root()                      # returns the root from the tree
root.set_attribute("extrude_borders", 2)    # sets the attribute "extrude_boarders" to 2
tree.write()                                # writes the file to the parsed files path


You can find the API on readthedocs.


Please take a look at the contributing guidelines if you’re interested in helping!

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