Emacs: py-isort package

This article will describe using py-isort package which provides sort of import statement for python.


1 Install py-isort package

Install py-isort with M-x package-list-packages.

py-isort  0.8  available  Use isort to sort the imports in a Python buffer

2 Install isort

Install isort with pip.

$ sudo pip install isort

3 ${HOME}/.emacs

If python-mode is enabled, add py-isort-before-save to before-save-hook.

(add-hook 'python-mode-hook
             (add-hook 'before-save-hook 'py-isort-before-save)))

4 Execution result

The orders of import are time and random before saving.


The orders of import are random and time after saving.