Python, some kind of "shortcode"


I’m new to Atom. Using Python mode. There seems to be an aggressive manner of expanding abbreviations. It seems to be reading some kind of shortcode. For instance, typing “import re” followed by enter will expand “re” into “# RETURN”. This is just very intrusive and unnecessary, and I’d like to have some clue what this kind of abbreviation shortcode is called so I can turn it off.


That’s the snippets feature combined with autocomplete. Go to Settings, select ‘Packages’ and search for the autocomplete-snippets package. Try disabling it.


To get an idea which snippets are available: