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Reltime Development Preview

Paperclip comes with visual tooling that enables you to build your UIs in realtime. The quickest way to start using the visual tools is to run:

npx @paperclip-ui/cli designer

In your project directory where your Paperclip files live. Here's what you should see:


You can run this window in tandem with your text editor, and changes that you make will instantly appear when you save.


  • To zoom, scroll & hold down the meta / ctrl key.
  • To measure between elements, just select an element, then hold meta / ctrl by hovering over another element.