Code Style. HOCON
Use this section to configure formatting options for HOCON files. When you change these settings, results of a change are displayed in the Preview pane.
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.
Use this tab to specify where you want spaces in your code. To have IntelliJ IDEA 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 IntelliJ IDEA will apply on reformatting the source code. The left-hand pane contains the list of exceptions (Keep when reformatting), and placement and alignment options for the various code constructs (lists, statements, operations, annotations, and so on) The right-hand pane shows preview.
Alignment takes precedence over indentation options.
Keep when reformatting
Use the checkboxes to configure exceptions that IntelliJ IDEA will make when reformatting the source code. For example, by default, the Line breaks checkbox is selected. If your code contains lines that are shorter than a standard convention, you can convert them by disabling the Line breaks checkbox before you reformat the source code.
The wrapping style applies to the various code constructs, specified in the left-hand pane (for example, method call arguments, or assignment statements).
From this list, select the desired wrapping style:
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.
Select this checkbox to have the specified character or characters moved to the next line when the lines are wrapped.
'else' on new line
Use this checkbox to have the corresponding statements or characters moved to the next line.
New line after
Select this checkbox to have the code after the specified character moved to a new line.
Special else if treatment
If this checkbox is selected,
Indent case branches
If this checkbox is selected, the
Braces placement options
Braces placement style
Use this list to specify the position of the opening brace in class declarations, method declarations, and other types of declarations. The available options are:
From this list, choose the braces introduction method for
Use this tab to define where and how many blank lines you want IntelliJ IDEA 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.