Overall guidance on contributing to a PyAnsys library appears in the Contributing topic in the PyAnsys Developer’s Guide. Ensure that you are thoroughly familiar with this guide before attempting to contribute to PyAnsys Units.

The following contribution information is specific to PyAnsys Units.

Clone and install#

Clone and install the latest PyAnsys Units release in development mode with these commands:

git clone
cd pyansys-units
pip install pip -U
pip install -e .

Build documentation#

Build the PyAnsys Units documentation locally by running these commands in the root directory of the repository:

pip install -e .[doc]
cd doc
make html

After the build completes, the HTML documentation is located in the _builds/html directory. You can load the index.html file in this directory into a web browser.

You can clear all HTML files from the _builds/html directory with this command:

make clean

Post issues#

Use the PyAnsys Units Issues page to report bugs and request new features.

Adhere to code style#

PyAnsys Units is compliant with the PyAnsys coding style. It uses pre-commit to check the code style. You can install and activate this tool with these commands:

python -m pip install pre-commit
pre-commit install

You can then directly execute pre-commit with this command:

pre-commit run --all-files --show-diff-on-failure