IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1 Help

Complete Paired Characters

IntelliJ IDEA can automatically add closing braces and other paired elements.

To enable adding closing braces:

  1. Open the Settings / Preferences dialog (Ctrl+Alt+S), click Editor, then General, and then Smart Keys.
  2. Select the Insert pair } check box in the Enter group. This enables adding closing braces when you press Enter.
  3. Configure automatic insertion of paired elements by selecting the following check boxes:
    • Insert pair bracket
    • Insert pair quote
    • Auto-close tag on typing '</'
    • Insert pair %> in JSP
    • Auto-insert closing }} and %} in Django templates
  4. Click OK to apply changes.

The indentation level is defined in the Code Style settings.

Last modified: 24 July 2018