CLion 2022.1 Help

Reformat File dialog

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 toCode formatting.

Item

Description

Only changes uncommitted to VCS

If this checkbox is selected, then reformatting will apply only to the code that has 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.

Options

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.

Do not keep line breaks

Reformat line breaks according to the code style settings. This option overrides the Keep when reformatting | Line breaks setting.

Last modified: 02 November 2021