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String style violation

Reports strings with quotation that doesn't match code style.


def hw = "Hello, world!"

After the quick-fix is applied:

def hw = 'Hello, world!'

Locating this inspection


Can be used to locate inspection in e.g. Qodana configuration files, where you can quickly enable or disable it, or adjust its settings.

Via Settings dialog

Path to the inspection settings via IntelliJ Platform IDE Settings dialog, when you need to adjust inspection settings directly from your IDE.

Settings or Preferences | Editor | Inspections | Groovy | Style

Use the fields provided below to specify code style for different kinds of strings.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the String style violation inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Preferable Kind


Domain of Usage



By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Groovy, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024