CLion 2020.3 Help

Reformat File dialog

Code | Reformat Code

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+L

The dialog appears when you press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+L in the editor of the current file. If you choose Code | Reformat Code from the main menu or press Ctrl+Alt+L, CLion tries to reformat the source code of the specified scope automatically.

For more details on how to reformat, or exclude files from formatting, refer to Code formatting.

Item Description
Only VCS changed text If this checkbox is selected, then reformatting will apply only to the files that have been changed locally, but not yet checked in to the repository.
This checkbox is only available for the files under version control.
Selected text Choose this option to have the currently selected fragment of source code reformatted.
Whole file Choose this option to have all the source code in the current file reformatted.
Optimize imports Select this checkbox to remove unused import statements from the code within the selected scope.
Code cleanup Select this option to run the code cleanup inspections. CLion finds and automatically fixes potentially problematic code fragments.
Last modified: 25 January 2021