How to make PyDev pep8 friendly?

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Fri Feb 17 12:54:21 CET 2012

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 10:15 PM, Ali Zandi <azandi at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was trying to find a way to configure PyDev e.g. in Eclipse to be
> pep8 friendly.
> There are a few configurations like right trim lines, use space after
> commas, use space before and after operators, add new line at the end
> of file which can be configured via Eclipse -> Window -> Preferences -
>> PyDev -> Editor -> Code Style -> Code Formatter. But these are not
> enough; for example I couldn't find a way to configure double line
> spacing between function definitions.
> So is there any way to configure eclipse or PyDev to apply pep8 rules
> e.g. on each save?

While this is known, there are still no dates on when this will
actually be implemented...

On the other way, I'd love to accept patches for that... it could even
be done in Python (actually Jython 2.2.1) -- which is also the way
that was integrated.



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