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Rope is a python refactoring library.


  • Nick Smith <nicks@fastmail.fm> takes over maintaining rope. Many thanks to Matej Cepl for his work maintaining rope for the past few years!!
  • Partial Python3 support, please file bugs and contribute patches if you encounter gaps.

Getting Started

To change your project preferences edit $PROJECT_ROOT/.ropeproject/config.py where $PROJECT_ROOT is the root folder of your project (this file is created the first time you open a project).

Bug Reports

Send your bug reports and feature requests to rope-dev (at) googlegroups.com.


This program is under the terms of GPL v2 (GNU General Public License). Have a look at COPYING for more information.

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