Starting flika

If flika was installed using pip, start flika by opening a terminal and typing:


If you want to access the variables inside flika with the command line, type:

from flika import *

flika in IPython

To start flika from within an IPython command line, you need to integrate IPython with the Qt event loop. To do this, type:

from flika import *
%gui qt

flika in PyCharm

If you are using PyCharm, inside PyCharm go to File->Settings->Build, Execution, Deployment->Console->Python Console and append the following lines of code to the ‘Starting Script’:

from flika import *

flika from git

If you downloaded flika using git rather that pip, you need to add flika to the python path before you can run it. Before starting flika, run the following code:

import sys, os
flika_dir = os.path.join(os.path.expanduser('~'),'Documents', 'GitHub', 'flika') # Change this to match the directory where flika is located.