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a joint-based stick figure manipulator

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jomvst is a joint-based stick figure manipulator. “jomvst” is short for “joints move sticks”.

jomvst can be used both as a command line tool and as a Python module. It requires Python 3.1+.

jomvst is part of the roptoligs project (but can be used independently of other roptoligs modules). See the roptoligs wiki at for details.


jomvst is free software under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License version 3 (or any later version). This is version 0.1.0 of the program.


To install jomvst, run:

python3 install

You must be a superuser to do this.

Use as command line tool

When you have installed jomvst, run:

jomvst --help

to see how to interact with jomvst via the command-line.

Use as Python module

When jomvst has been installed, it can be used just like any other Python module. To see which parts of the module are useful, and to see how those parts function, run:

pydoc3 jomvst

jomvst can be imported with a simple import statement.


jomvst uses Git for code management. To get the latest branch, clone it from like this:

$ git clone git://

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Copyright (C) 2011 Niels Serup

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