How to Setup Atom Editor For Python on Windows 11

In this guide, we will learn: How to Setup Atom Editor For Python on Windows 11 – guide 2023

In this article, you will learn; how to set up Atom Editor for Python on Windows 11. Atom Editor is a popular source code editor used to code different programming languages such as Java, Python, C++, PHP, and more.

Here in this article, we will focus on Python programming. Python is a popular high-level and general-purpose programming language. It was first released in 1991 by Guido Van Rossum. It is used to create desktop GUIs, Web-based applications, websites, and many more.

How to Setup Atom Editor For Python on Windows 11

You must first download and install Atom Editor and Python on Windows 11 to set up the Atom editor for Python programming. We ready have a guide on; how to install Atom Editor on Windows 11 and how to set up Python on Windows 11. You can follow these guides. After that, carry out the subsequent steps:

Step 1: Open Atom Editor and click on the “File” tab. Then click on the “Settings” option to open the Atom Editor settings page.

Step 2: Next you need to configure the Atom Editor for Python Programming language. For that, we have to install the Python Support package. To do so, click on the “Install” button.

A Screenshot Showing to Install Plugins and Theme

Step 3: Now search for “script,” and from the search result, select it and click on the “Install” button to install it on Atom Editor. The script is a popular package used to execute python programs on Atom Editor. 

Installing Script Plugin to Atom

You are good to go if the package is already installed. You are ready to use the script package for your Python project once you have installed it on Atom.

How to Create Python Project on Atom Editor

Once you have set up Atom Editor for Python programming, let’s discuss how we can create a Python project on Atom. For that, follow the following steps:

Step 1: Open Atom Editor, and click on the “File” tab. Then click on the “New File” option. Or else, you can also use Ctrl + N.

Creating a New Python Project in Atom Editor

Step 2: It will create an untitled file. Now you have to save that file with the .py extension. For that, click on the “File” tab and then click on the “Save As” option. It will open a window. Here, select the location where you have to save your file.

Saving Python Project

Step 3: You are then ready to begin writing your Python code. To run python code, click on the “Packages” tab and select the “script” option. Then click on the “Run Script” option. Or else, use Shift + Ctrl + b to run code in Atom.

Hello World in Python


That’s it; this is how you can setup Atom Editor for Python on Windows 11. You can also set up Visual Studio Code for Python programming. For that, you can follow the linked guide.

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