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'when' has only 'else' branch and can be simplified

Reports when expressions with only an else branch that can be simplified.

Simplify expression quick-fix can be used to amend the code automatically.

Example:

fun redundant() { val x = when { // <== redundant, the quick-fix simplifies the when expression to "val x = 1" else -> 1 } }

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:

Kotlin, 241.14841-IJ

Last modified: 12 March 2024