# 11.1.1. Starting the GUI¶

The PyOPUS design automation GUI is started by typing

pyog


Alternatively you can also type

python3 -m pyopus.gui.mainwindow


The pyog command has some command line arguments

pyog [project_file.pog|log_file.log|results_file.sqlite]


opens a project file, a log, or a results database. Multiple files can be specified with the restriction that only one of them can be a project file. To get a short help message you can type

pyog -h


or

pyog --help