The editor in PyCharm is much more than a text editor. The PyCharm editor provides syntax highlighting for many languages, error indication on-the-fly and quick-fix suggestions, has a wide range of customizable settings, smart code completion and much more. Many other intelligent IDE features interacts with the editor in different ways complementing it to form the full-featured, intelligent and powerful IDE. Basically the editor is a central concept and it’s the first thing any developer needs to get mastered for productive development.
That’s why we’ve published the Editing with PyCharm tutorial. This tutorial can be considered as a good introduction to the editor, but should be reviewed by experienced PyCharm users as well.
This tutorial is generic and covers wide range of topics concerning PyCharm’s editor. So it covers most of what you need to be successful while editing with PyCharm including:
- What my PyCharm looks like, or choosing Look and Feel
- Syntax highlighting and error indication
- Managing editor tabs
- Intention actions and quick fixes
- Creating and applying live templates (code snippets)
- Code folding
- Code completion
- Auto-editing with PyCharm
We are going to add more tutorials to the Editing with PyCharm section in the nearest future such as: using macros, smart keys and others. So stay tuned for further updates.
By the way, we’ve added ratings to tutorials in our tutorial space:
You can find ratings at the end of each tutorial. So please vote for tutorials and let us know if they work for you.
Develop with pleasure!