Code Style. CMake
Use this section to configure code style options for CMake files. When you change these settings, results of a change are displayed in the Preview pane.
Click this link to reveal the list of languages to be used as the base for the current language code style. Only the settings that are applicable to the current language are taken. All the other settings are not affected.
Click Reset to discard changes and return to the initial set of code style settings.
Tabs and Indents
Use tab character
The Smart Tabs checkbox is available if the Use tab character checkbox is selected.
In this field, specify the number of spaces included in a tab.
In this field, specify the number of spaces (or tabs if the Use tab character checkbox is selected) to be inserted for each indent level.
In this field, specify the number of spaces (or tabs if the Use tab character checkbox is selected) to be inserted between the elements of an array, in expressions, method declarations and method calls.
Keep indents on empty lines
If this checkbox is selected, CLion will keep indents on the empty lines as if they contained some code.
Use this tab to specify where you want spaces in your code. To have CLion automatically insert a space at a location, select the checkbox next to this location in the list. The results are displayed in the Preview pane.
Wrapping and Braces
In this tab, customize the code style options, which CLion will apply on reformatting the source code. The left-hand pane contains the list of placement and alignment options for the various code constructs. The right-hand pane shows preview.
Alignment takes precedence over indentation options.
Align when multiline
If this checkbox is selected, a code construct starts at the same column on each next line. Otherwise, the position of a code construct is determined by the current indentation level.
Use this tab to define where and how many blank lines you want CLion to retain and insert in your code after reformatting. For each type of location, specify the number of blank lines to be inserted. The results are displayed in the Preview pane.
Keep Maximum Blank Lines
In this area, specify the number of blank lines to be kept after reformatting in the specified locations.
Use this setting to change the case of commands in CMakeLists.txtfile. Note, that for existing code, the changes shall be followed by Reformat Code action: in the main menu, select or press Ctrl+Alt+L. For new code, the changes will be applied automatically. Also, the setting affects the code completion feature respectively: the autocomplete suggests the CMake commands completion following the selected case setting, regardless the case used for initial typing of a command.
Force commands case to