GRAIDE: GRAphite Integrated Development Environment
Graide is an integrated development envrionment that can be used to develop fonts with Graphite features. Graphite is a "smart font" system developed specifically to handle the complexities of lesser-known languages of the world.
Graide uses GrCompiler.
Please install it.
Alternatively you can bundle it with this Python package.
Either set the environment variable
to a git reference (e.g. master) and be sure to have its build
toolchain installed or set the variable to any other value and
the builtin version is copied to the package.
You can install graide from from this directory with pip:
pip install -e .
Additionally, run 1 (with Qt4) or 2 (with Qt5):
pip install PySide
pip install PySide2
You will then have the Python script
The build dependencies are listed in setup.py's
Graide uses QtPy to abstract its
Qt bindings. Therefore PySide
or PySide2 is needed as an
additional runtime dependency. Using any PyQt version is not
For those wanting to add images to the lib/graide/images directory. Make sure you update the pyresources.qrc and run:
pyside2-rcc -o pyresources.py pyresources.qrc sed -i -e 's/PySide2/qtpy/' pyresources.py
so that you can see the images from the program.