File Format of Pyslvs¶
There are two file formats of Pyslvs, the text-based YAML format is default, and the binary SQLite is used to record the versions. The YAML format is powered by PyYAML.
The following data will saved in the files.
- Mechanism expression
- Mechanism storage list
- Input pairs
- Path list
- Kinematic chains collections
- Configuration collections
- Dimensional synthesis results
These data called “project” or “Pyslvs project” in the UI.
Features of Formats¶
The saving option will be changed when loaded a different type of format. The default saving format is YAML.
|Compressed YAML||One line YAML.|
|Pickle||Python official compression format.|