Basic installation

Follow the steps below if you will use idmtools to run and analyze simulations, but will not make source code changes.

  1. Open a command prompt and create a virtual environment in any directory you choose. The command below names the environment “emodpy”, but you may use any desired name:

    python -m venv emodpy
  2. Activate the virtual environment:

    • On Windows, enter the following:

    • On Linux, enter the following:

      source emodpy/bin/activate
  3. Install idmtools packages:

    pip install emodpy --index-url=
  4. Verify installation by pulling up idmtools help:

    emodpy --help
  5. When you are finished, deactivate the virtual environment by entering the following at a command prompt: