PyCharm 2018.2 Help

Auto Import

File | Settings | Editor | General | Auto Import for Windows and Linux
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XML

Show import popupAutomatically display an import popup dialog box when typing the name of an unbound namespace.

Python

Show import popupAutomatically display an import popup dialog box when typing the name of a class that lacks an import statement.
Preferred import styleSelect the style of import statement to be generated. The possible options are:
  • from <module> import <name>
  • import <module>.<name>

TypeScript/JavaScript

Add ES6 imports on code completion
  • If this checkbox is selected, PyCharm automatically inserts an import statement in JavaScript code when you complete a symbol exported using ES6 exports in another project file:
  • When the checkbox is cleared, on pressing Alt+Enter PyCharm shows a pop-up that suggests to import the symbol:
    ws es6 autoimport off
  • Completion and auto import also work for React components, including stateless components. PyCharm properly detects them, provides code completion, and adds import statements automatically:
Add TypeScript imports automatically Select this checkbox if you want PyCharm to generate import statements in TypeScript code. Use the checkboxes below to choose when import generation will be invoked.
  • On code completion: If this checkbox is selected, PyCharm automatically inserts an import statement in TypeScript code when you complete a symbol exported in another project file.
  • With import popup: If this checkbox is selected, PyCharm shows a tooltip with an import suggestion when you place the cursor at an unresolved symbol that can be imported. When the checkbox is cleared, you can invoke import generation only be pressing Alt+Enter.
  • Unambiguous imports on the fly: With this checkbox selected, PyCharm adds import statements when you type your code or paste a fragment with a symbol that is not yet imported if there is only one source to import the symbol from.
Last modified: 14 July 2018

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