Emacs: py-yapf package

This article will describe using py-yapf package which provides running yapf command. The yapf command is code formatter for python.


1 Install py-yapf package

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

py-yapf  0.2  available  Use yapf to beautify a Python buffer

2 Install yapf

Install yapf 0.2.7 with pip.

$ sudo pip install yapf==0.2.7

3 ${HOME}/.emacs

Add py-yapf-enable-on-save to python-mode-hook.

(add-hook 'python-mode-hook 'py-yapf-enable-on-save)

4 Execution result

There is no space between definitions of function before saving.


There are spaces between definitions of function after saving.