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virtualenvwrapper-win

This is a port of Doug Hellmann's virtualenvwrapper to Windows batch scripts. The idea behind virtualenvwrapper is to ease usage of Ian Bicking's virtualenv, a tool for creating isolated Python virtual environments, each with their own libraries and site-packages.

These scripts should work on any version of Windows (Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7).

However, they only work in the regular command prompt. They will not work in Powershell. There are other virtualenvwrapper projects out there for Powershell.

Installation

For Windows only

Installed scripts are placed in %PYTHONHOME%\Scripts.

To install, run the following in an elevated command prompt:

pip install virtualenvwrapper-win
pyassoc

or download the source and run the following in an elevated command prompt:

python setup.py install
pyassoc

Optional: Add an environment variable WORKON_HOME to specify the path to store environments. By default, this is %USERPROFILE%\Envs.

Note: pyassoc
Note that the batch script pyassoc requires an elevated command prompt or that UAC is disabled. This script associates .py files with python.bat, a simple batch file that calls the right python.exe based on whether you have an active virtualenv. This allows you to call python scripts from the command line and have the right python interpreter invoked. Take a look at the source -- it's incredibly simple but the best way I've found to handle conditional association of a file extension.

Main Commands

mkvirtualenv <name>
Create a new virtualenv environment named <name>. The environment will be created in WORKON_HOME.
lsvirtualenv
List all of the enviornments stored in WORKON_HOME.
rmvirtualenv <name>
Remove the environment <name>. Uses folder_delete.bat.
workon [<name>]

If <name> is specified, activate the environment named <name> (change the working virtualenv to <name>). If a project directory has been defined,

System Message: ERROR/3 (<string>, line 51)

Unexpected indentation.
we will change into it. If no argument is specified, list the available environments.
deactivate
Deactivate the working virtualenv and switch back to the default system Python.
add2virtualenv <full_path>
If a virtualenv environment is active, appends <full_path> to virtualenv_path_extensions.pth inside the environment's site-packages, which effectively adds <full_path> to the environment's PYTHONPATH. If a virtualenv environment is not active, appends <full_path> to virtualenv_path_extensions.pth inside the default Python's site-packages.

Convenience Commands

cdproject
If a virtualenv environment is active and a projectdir has been defined, change the current working directory to active virtualenv's project directory. cd- will return you to the last directory you were in before calling cdproject.
cdsitepackages
If a virtualenv environment is active, change the current working directory to the active virtualenv's site-packages directory. If a virtualenv environment is not active, change the current working directory to the default Python's site-packages directory. cd- will return you to the last directory you were in before calling cdsitepackages.
cdvirtualenv
If a virtualenv environment is active, change the current working directory to the active virtualenv base directory. If a virtualenv environment is not active, change the current working directory to the base directory of the default Python. cd- will return you to the last directory you were in before calling cdvirtualenv.
lssitepackages
If a virtualenv environment is active, list that environment's site-packages. If a virtualenv environment is not active, list the default Python's site-packages. Output includes a basic listing of the site-packages directory, the contents of easy-install.pth, and the contents of virtualenv_path_extensions.pth (used by add2virtualenv).
setprojectdir <full_path>
If a virtualenv environment is active, define <full_path> as project directory containing the source code. This allows the use of cdproject to change the working directory. In addition, the directory will be added to the environment using add2virtualenv.
toggleglobalsitepackages
If a virtualenv environment is active, toggle between having the global site-packages in the PYTHONPATH or just the virtualenv's site-packages.
whereis <file>
A batch file used in many of the scripts above. Returns directory locations of file and file with any executable extensions. So you can call whereis python to find all executables starting with python or whereis python.exe for an exact match.
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