Kivy is an open-source Python library for rapid development of applications using innovative user interfaces such as multi-touch.
Problem Formulation: Given a PyCharm project. How to install the Kivy library in your project within a virtual environment or globally?
Here’s a solution that always works:
File > Settings > Projectfrom the PyCharm menu.
- Select your current project.
- Click the
Python Interpretertab within your project tab.
- Click the small
+symbol to add a new library to the project.
- Now type in the library to be installed, in your example Kivy, and click
- Wait for the installation to terminate and close all popup windows.
Here’s the installation process as a short animated video—it works analogously for Kivy, just type in “Kivy” in the search field instead:
This post shows how to correctly configure Kivy in your PyCharm environment.
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