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C++ - Tabs and Indents

Tabs and Indents

Indent style

Property names:

indent_style, [resharper_]cpp_indent_style

Possible values:

  • tab: Tab

  • space: Spaces

Examples:

tab
if (condition) { if (condition1) { foo1(); foo2(); } else { foo3(); foo4(); } }
space
if (condition) { if (condition1) { foo1(); foo2(); } else { foo3(); foo4(); } }

Indent size

Property names:

indent_size, [resharper_]cpp_indent_size

Possible values:

an integer

Examples:

value: 0
if (condition) { if (condition1) { foo1(); foo2(); } else { foo3(); foo4(); } }
value: 1
if (condition) { if (condition1) { foo1(); foo2(); } else { foo3(); foo4(); } }
value: 2
if (condition) { if (condition1) { foo1(); foo2(); } else { foo3(); foo4(); } }

Tab width

Property names:

tab_width, [resharper_]cpp_tab_width

Possible values:

an integer

Examples:

value: 0
if (condition) { if (condition1) { foo1(); foo2(); } else { foo3(); foo4(); } }
value: 1
if (condition) { if (condition1) { foo1(); foo2(); } else { foo3(); foo4(); } }
value: 2
if (condition) { if (condition1) { foo1(); foo2(); } else { foo3(); foo4(); } }

How to align when tabs are used for indents

Property names:

[resharper_]cpp_alignment_tab_fill_style, [resharper_]alignment_tab_fill_style

Possible values:

  • use_spaces: Use spaces (looks aligned on any tab size)

  • use_tabs_only: Only use tabs (inaccurate)

  • optimal_fill: Mix tabs and spaces for optimal fill

Last modified: 08 May 2020