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Code block contains single statement

Reports control flow statements with a single statement in their code block and suggests removing the braces from the control flow statement body.


if (x > 0) { System.out.println("x is positive"); }

After the quick-fix is applied:

if (x > 0) System.out.println("x is positive");

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 | Java | Code style issues


By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Java, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024