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Object private property naming convention

Reports properties that do not follow the naming conventions.

The following properties are reported:

  • Private properties in objects and companion objects

You can specify the required pattern in the inspection options.

Recommended naming conventions: it has to start with an underscore or an uppercase letter, use camel case.


class Person { companion object { // property in companion object private val NO_NAME = Person() } }

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 | Kotlin | Naming conventions

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Object private property naming convention inspection, and the reference of their default values.




By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Kotlin, 241.18072-IJ

Last modified: 18 June 2024