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Check python import order.

Project Description

CLI that check the ordering of imports. ordering follow a below rules.

  1. Module order: __future__ , standard libraries, site-packages, local.
  2. CONSTANT_NAMES must be the first.
  3. ClassNames must be the second.
  4. Rest must be in alphabetical order.


  • Python 2.7.x or Python 3.3+

How to install

Via pip

$ pip install -U import-order

Or clone source code from repository and install it.

$ git clone
$ cd import_order
$ python install # or pip install .

How to use

Use import-order to check your python codes. If you want to check your local package named foo in root directory of package.

$ import-order foo

If you check your directory bar with local packages ( foo , baz ).

$ import-order foo ./bar baz

Or you can check your directory bar , file without local packages (if --only-file is missing, it will raise ValueError ).

$ import-order --only-file ./bar

For more information, look around help command.

$ import-order --help

When you ignore order on purpose, simply add # no import order at the import statement.

from import b, a, c  # no import order

Author and license

import-order is maintained by Spoqa, and licensed under GPL3 or later.

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