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StaSh updates - Unified I/O UI, external keyboard support and more

Sorry for making a new thread about StaSh. But I'd like to highlight some great new features from recent development (special thanks to @briarfox, @dgelessus, @JonB for their great contributions). The Input/Output areas are now unified with a single Te...

Started by ywangd (in Share Code) — 3 replies, latest 55 minutes ago

Import Scripts written on Mac/PC to Pythonista?

Is there any convenient way to import/move/copy a script written on a 'proper' computer into Pythonista? "Open in" from Dropbox or my Samba client does not work; meanwhile I noticed a corresponding post on this site that explains that this is something ...

Started by drscheme (in General) — 9 replies, latest 4 hours ago

Save Script via Open In directly to Pythonista

This is a python script that work in conjunction with a workflow (you need Workflow for ios) to enable open scripts .py (Only .py for now) and save it directly on Pythonista. It's useful when someone send you a .py via email or if you have scripts saved in...

Started by mncfre (in Share Code) — 9 replies, latest 7 hours ago

Generate Lorem Ipsum

I just purchased Editorial, and have been messing around. I found the built in Lorem Ipsum Generator (as I was working on my own) and wondered why no one had converted it over to Pythonista, so I did. The only thing missing is the insert feature, because I...

Started by techteej (in Share Code)

Text message app thanks to ccc

This is an app that I modded a bit. Original code was written by @ccc This is my modded version import clipboard, webbrowser msg = 'I am texting you through pythonista!' tel = raw_input('number ') # can be a phone number or Apple ID clipboard.set(msg) ...

Started by reefboy1 (in General)

Trouble pushing a branch up to github

I have developed a new version of chordcalc with capo functionality. I hav used gitui and shellista to maintian a local ghit reposity for the development. The new verison is in a separate branch. </Documents/chordcalc/chordCalc >git branch * dev...

Started by polymerchm (in Questions) — 16 replies, latest 11 hours ago

3D / Physics support?

I'd like to start off by saying that I'm so glad that Pythonista now has a community forum. I've been using this app and Codea for a while now. My best language is Python, and I don't really know Lua, so I prefer this app. Until this 1.2 update though, Cod...

Started by C0deH4cker (in Questions) — 11 replies, latest 11 hours ago


I ported youtube-dl to Pythonista - see the repo here. Please post all issues/bugs/ideas etc. there. (I plan on updating it weekly from master.)

Started by hyshai (in Share Code) — 2 replies, latest 12 hours ago

Need an example of using a ui.ScrollView

I've had a few goes finding something in Google but no luck. Can someone post, or point me to a basic example of a ScrollView in use. I can't seem to figure out how it should be used. I want to create a map that dynamically populated with tiles as you scro...

Started by simonh (in General)

Replace each character in a string with a corresponding image

I'm pretty new to python, and use the the pythonista app on my ipad to get some hands-on practice with it. I want to put something together in pythonista that converts a string of text into my handwriting by searching for each character and essentially rep...

Started by wtpetersen (in General) — 22 replies, latest 15 hours ago

Writers Needed for Pythonista Tools Blog

Working on overhauling the Pythonista Tools website, I need to know if I can get some volunteer writers for the upcoming blog?

Started by techteej (in Questions) — 5 replies, latest 17 hours ago

Accessing sub views

I have a webview library object (named webview1) placed on the .pyui canvas. It's from the Pythonista gui editor library. I access this with the code below. How do I access this same webview object if it is placed as a subview in a scrollview named scroll...

Started by donnieh (in General) — 2 replies, latest 18 hours ago

Another newbie question: How to find the pathname to files associated with other apps?

I apologize if this is the wrong place to ask something so basic, but I've searched and I'm stumped... I have some pdf files that I downloaded using the browser's "open_in" capability, that I associated with the Nook app (just because it was convenient at...

Started by michael_recchione (in Questions) — 3 replies, latest 1 day ago

Load webview url

Newbie here. Why won't this load? I have a webview placed in the UI. import ui w1 = ui.WebView('webview1') w1.load_url('')

Started by donnieh (in General) — 7 replies, latest 1 day ago


This one is dedicated to ccc (I watched the EuroPython!) for all his Help due to me being new and somewhat unsmart mistakes This is my app that makes a chart And is called Chartz # PieMaker # This simple thingymajigger (<- be careful that word is in n...

Started by reefboy1 (in General) — 3 replies, latest 1 day ago

Floats with colors

Ok so I was trying to change the color with console.set_color() And it ask for a float. Here it comes; What is a float and can you please give an example of how to change the color Thanks!

Started by reefboy1 (in General) — 2 replies, latest 1 day ago

chordcalc - a stringed instrument chord calculator

chordcalc is a gui-based version of Gek S. Low's chordcalc 0.3. Too many features to describe. See the readme on the github repository. Includes, a program to create 96 2-sec sound files that allow the script to play the sounds of the frett...

Started by polymerchm (in Share Code) — 37 replies, latest 1 day ago

[Solved] installing modules with pipista & shellista

Dear all, what I want: install decorator what I did so far: 1) created a file "shellista" in pythonista from 2) ran shellista, downloaded the package "decorator-3.4.0.tar.gz" and unpacked it by using untgz I no...

Started by BlackTea123 (in General) — 4 replies, latest 1 day ago

Word Cloud?

Curious if anyone has made a Tag/Word cloud script? I found a python script on GitHub. But I'm not sure how or if it is possible to get it to work in Pythonista. source would be from Editorial or Drafts. thank you

Started by kleerkoat (in Questions)

New Xcode Template (beta)

I've made a new Xcode template for turning Pythonista scripts into apps. It's based on the current beta of v. 1.6, so it's work-in-progress... Some notes: 64-bit devices (iPhone 5s/6, iPad Air...) are supported now, but the 64-bit simulator isn't, so if...

Started by omz (in General) — 15 replies, latest 1 day ago