rope, a python refactoring IDE ...


Ropeide is a python refactoring IDE. It uses rope library to provide features like refactoring, code assist, and auto-completion. It is written in python. The IDE uses Tkinter library.

You should install rope library before using this IDE.

New Features

Getting Started

To change rope IDE preferences like font edit your ~/.ropeide (which is created the first time you start rope). 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).

If you don't like rope's default emacs-like keybinding, edit the default ~/.ropeide file and change i_like_emacs variable to False.

Bug Reports

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


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