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XML - Formatting Style

Tabs and Indents

Indent style

Property names:

indent_style, [resharper_]xml_indent_style

Possible values:

  • tab: Tab

  • space: Spaces

Examples:

tab
<tag1> <tag2> text </tag2> </tag1>
space
<tag1> <tag2> text </tag2> </tag1>

Indent size

Property names:

indent_size, [resharper_]xml_indent_size

Possible values:

an integer

Examples:

value: 0
<tag1> <tag2> text </tag2> </tag1>
value: 1
<tag1> <tag2> text </tag2> </tag1>
value: 2
<tag1> <tag2> text </tag2> </tag1>

Tab width

Property names:

tab_width, [resharper_]xml_tab_width

Possible values:

an integer

Examples:

value: 0
<tag1> <tag2> text </tag2> </tag1>
value: 1
<tag1> <tag2> text </tag2> </tag1>
value: 2
<tag1> <tag2> text </tag2> </tag1>

How to align when tabs are used for indents

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_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

Line Wrapping

Hard wrap at

Property names:

max_line_length, [resharper_]xml_max_line_length

Possible values:

an integer

Wrap tags and processing instructions

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_wrap_tags_and_pi, [resharper_]wrap_tags_and_pi

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

Before formattingAfter formatting, true
<tag attr1='1234567890' attr2='1234567890'/>
<tag attr1='1234567890' attr2='1234567890' />
Before formattingAfter formatting, false
<tag attr1='1234567890' attr2='1234567890'/>
<tag attr1='1234567890' attr2='1234567890' />

Processing Instructions

Spaces around '=' in attribute

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_spaces_around_eq_in_pi_attribute, [resharper_]spaces_around_eq_in_pi_attribute

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<?xml version = '1.0' encoding = 'utf-8'?>
false
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>

Space after last attribute

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_space_after_last_pi_attribute, [resharper_]space_after_last_pi_attribute

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8' ?>
false
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>

Attributes format

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_pi_attribute_style, [resharper_]pi_attribute_style

Possible values:

  • on_single_line: On single line

  • first_attribute_on_single_line: First attribute on single line

  • on_different_lines: Each attribute on separate lines

  • do_not_touch: Do not touch

Examples:

on_single_line
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
first_attribute_on_single_line
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
on_different_lines
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
do_not_touch
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>

Attributes indenting

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_pi_attributes_indent, [resharper_]pi_attributes_indent

Possible values:

  • single_indent: Single indent

  • double_indent: Double indent

  • align_by_first_attribute: Align by first attribute

Examples:

single_indent
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
double_indent
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
align_by_first_attribute
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>

Blank line after processing instructions

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_blank_line_after_pi, [resharper_]blank_line_after_pi

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?> <a />
false
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?> <a />

Inside of Tag Header

Spaces around '=' in attribute

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_spaces_around_eq_in_attribute, [resharper_]spaces_around_eq_in_attribute

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<a x = '1' y = '2' z = '3' />
false
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' />

Space after last attribute

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_space_after_last_attribute, [resharper_]space_after_last_attribute

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' >text</a>
false
<a x='1' y='2' z='3'>text</a>

Space before '/>'

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_space_before_self_closing, [resharper_]space_before_self_closing

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<a />
false
<a/>

Attributes format

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_attribute_style, [resharper_]attribute_style

Possible values:

  • on_single_line: On single line

  • first_attribute_on_single_line: First attribute on single line

  • on_different_lines: Each attribute on separate lines

  • do_not_touch: Do not touch

Examples:

on_single_line
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' />
first_attribute_on_single_line
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' />
on_different_lines
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' />
do_not_touch
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' />

Attributes indenting

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_attribute_indent, [resharper_]attribute_indent

Possible values:

  • single_indent: Single indent

  • double_indent: Double indent

  • align_by_first_attribute: Align by first attribute

Examples:

single_indent
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' />
double_indent
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' />
align_by_first_attribute
<a x='1' y='2' z='3' />

Tag Content

Keep existing line breaks

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_keep_user_linebreaks, [resharper_]keep_user_linebreaks

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

Before formattingAfter formatting, true
<summary> text more text </summary>
<summary> text more text </summary>
Before formattingAfter formatting, false
<summary> text more text </summary>
<summary>text more text</summary>

Line breaks after start-tag and before end-tag in multiline elements

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_linebreaks_inside_tags_for_multiline_elements, [resharper_]linebreaks_inside_tags_for_multiline_elements

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<tag> text text text Text text text text text text text text text </tag>
false
<tag>text text text Text text text text text text text text text</tag>

Line breaks after start-tag and before end-tag in elements that contain other elements and no text

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_linebreaks_inside_tags_for_elements_with_child_elements, [resharper_]linebreaks_inside_tags_for_elements_with_child_elements

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<tag> <othertag>text</othertag> </tag>
false
<tag><othertag>text</othertag></tag>

Line breaks after start-tag and before end-tag when element is longer than

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_linebreaks_inside_tags_for_elements_longer_than, [resharper_]linebreaks_inside_tags_for_elements_longer_than

Format long tags like this: <tag> content </tag>

Possible values:

an integer

Spaces after start-tag and before end-tag otherwise

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_spaces_inside_tags, [resharper_]spaces_inside_tags

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<tag> Text text text text text text text text text </tag>
false
<tag>Text text text text text text text text text</tag>

Wrap inside text

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_wrap_text, [resharper_]wrap_text

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

Before formattingAfter formatting, true
<tag> Text text text text text text text text text </tag>
<tag> Text text text text text text text text text </tag>
Before formattingAfter formatting, false
<tag> Text text text text text text text text text </tag>
<tag> Text text text text text text text text text </tag>

Wrap before and after elements

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_wrap_around_elements, [resharper_]wrap_around_elements

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

Before formattingAfter formatting, true
<tag> Text text text text text <tag/> text text text </tag>
<tag> Text text text text text <tag /> text text text </tag>
Before formattingAfter formatting, false
<tag> Text text text text text <tag/> text text text </tag>
<tag> Text text text text text <tag /> text text text </tag>

Indent inside element that doesn't contain text

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_indent_child_elements, [resharper_]indent_child_elements

Possible values:

  • DoNotTouch: Do not change indenting

  • do_not_touch: Do not change indenting

  • OneIndent: One indent from parent element

  • one_indent: One indent from parent element

  • ZeroIndent: No indent from parent element

  • zero_indent: No indent from parent element

  • RemoveIndent: No indent at all

  • remove_indent: No indent at all

Examples:

DoNotTouch
<toplevel> <summary> <tag /> <tag /> </summary> </toplevel>
do_not_touch
<toplevel> <summary> <tag /> <tag /> </summary> </toplevel>
OneIndent
<toplevel> <summary> <tag /> <tag /> </summary> </toplevel>
one_indent
<toplevel> <summary> <tag /> <tag /> </summary> </toplevel>
ZeroIndent
<toplevel> <summary> <tag /> <tag /> </summary> </toplevel>
zero_indent
<toplevel> <summary> <tag /> <tag /> </summary> </toplevel>
RemoveIndent
<toplevel> <summary> <tag /> <tag /> </summary> </toplevel>
remove_indent
<toplevel> <summary> <tag /> <tag /> </summary> </toplevel>

Indent inside element that contain text

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_indent_text, [resharper_]indent_text

Possible values:

  • DoNotTouch: Do not change indenting

  • do_not_touch: Do not change indenting

  • OneIndent: One indent from parent element

  • one_indent: One indent from parent element

  • ZeroIndent: No indent from parent element

  • zero_indent: No indent from parent element

  • RemoveIndent: No indent at all

  • remove_indent: No indent at all

Examples:

DoNotTouch
<toplevel> <summary> text1 text2 </summary> </toplevel>
do_not_touch
<toplevel> <summary> text1 text2 </summary> </toplevel>
OneIndent
<toplevel> <summary> text1 text2 </summary> </toplevel>
one_indent
<toplevel> <summary> text1 text2 </summary> </toplevel>
ZeroIndent
<toplevel> <summary> text1 text2 </summary> </toplevel>
zero_indent
<toplevel> <summary> text1 text2 </summary> </toplevel>
RemoveIndent
<toplevel> <summary> text1 text2 </summary> </toplevel>
remove_indent
<toplevel> <summary> text1 text2 </summary> </toplevel>

Around Tags

Maximum blank lines between tags

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_max_blank_lines_between_tags, [resharper_]max_blank_lines_between_tags

Maximum blank lines between tags

Possible values:

an integer

Place multiline elements on new line

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_linebreak_before_multiline_elements, [resharper_]linebreak_before_multiline_elements

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<exception> Text <tag> text </tag> text </exception>
false
<exception> Text <tag> text </tag> text </exception>

Place singleline elements on new line

Property names:

[resharper_]xml_linebreak_before_singleline_elements, [resharper_]linebreak_before_singleline_elements

Possible values:

true | false

Examples:

true
<exception> See <see cref="something" /> for more info </exception>
false
<exception> See <see cref="something" /> for more info </exception>

Other

Line feed at end of file

Property names:

insert_final_newline, [resharper_]xml_insert_final_newline

Possible values:

true | false

Last modified: 08 May 2020