IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 Help

Complete paired characters

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

Finish code with closing braces

  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | General | Smart Keys.

  2. Select the Insert pair } checkbox 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: 02 August 2022