Code Style. Velocity
Use this page to configure formatting options for Velocity files. When you change these settings, the Preview pane shows how this will affect your code.
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 to be inserted for each indent level.
In this field, specify the number of spaces to be inserted between the elements of an array, in expressions, method declarations and method calls.
Keep indents on empty lines
If this checkbox is selected, IntelliJ IDEA will keep indents on the empty lines as if they contained some code.
If this checkbox is cleared, IntelliJ IDEA will delete the tab characters and spaces.
Click this link to reveal the list of languages to be used as the base for the current language code style. Only the settings that are applicable to the current language are taken. All the other settings are not affected.
This link appears in the upper-right corner of the language-specific code style page, when applicable.
Click Reset to discard changes and return to the initial set of code style settings.