IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 Help

Changing Indentation

IntelliJ IDEA makes it possible to:

To change indentation of a text fragment, do one of the following

  • On the main menu, choose Edit | Indent Selection / Edit | Unindent Selection.
  • Press Tab / Shift+Tab.

To fix indentation

Sometimes it is necessary to change indentation of a line at caret.

  1. Place the caret at a line with wrong indentation.
  2. Press Ctrl+Alt+I.

To toggle between tabs and spaces

  • On the main menu, choose Edit | Convert Indents , and then choose To Spaces or To Tabs respectively.

See Also

Last modified: 18 July 2017