Quadratic font curve path inspector
Path Inspector is a quadratic font curve path inspection application. The Python package installs the
pathins command line executable and requires a Python v3.6+ interpreter.
The following sub-commands are available:
contours: path contour number report
coordinates: path coordinates report
direction: outermost contour path direction report
path: curve path report
segments: curve segment report, with line distances and quadratic curve arc lengths
pathins requires a Python 3.6+ interpreter.
Installation in a Python3 virtual environment is recommended.
Use any of the following installation approaches:
pip install from PyPI
$ pip3 install pathins
pip install from source
$ git clone https://github.com/source-foundry/path-inspector.git $ cd path-inspector $ pip3 install -r requirements.txt .
Developer install from source
The following approach installs the project and associated optional developer dependencies, so that source changes are available without the need for re-installation.
$ git clone https://github.com/source-foundry/path-inspector.git $ cd path-inspector $ pip3 install --ignore-installed -r requirements.txt -e ".[dev]"
$ pathins [SUB-COMMAND] [OPTIONS] [FILEPATH] [OPTIONAL GLYPH NAME]
pathins --help for additional details.
Please report issues on the project issue tracker.
Contributions are warmly welcomed. A development dependency environment can be installed in editable mode with the developer installation documentation above.
Please use the standard Github pull request approach to propose source changes.
Source file linting
Python source files are linted with
flake8. See the Makefile
test-lint target for details.
The project runs continuous integration testing on the GitHub Actions service with the
pytest toolchain. Test modules are located in the
tests directory of the repository.
Local testing by Python interpreter version can be performed with the following command executed from the root of the repository:
$ tox -e [PYTHON INTERPRETER VERSION]
Please see the
tox documentation for additional details.
Unit test coverage is executed with the
coverage tool. See the Makefile
test-coverage target for details.
The Path Inspector project is built with the fantastic fontTools and skia-pathops free software libraries.
Copyright 2020 Source Foundry Authors and Contributors
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