[cfe-dev] [clang-format] Trying to use libFormat for code indentation
Jonas Toth via cfe-dev
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Oct 5 06:16:51 PDT 2018
take a look at this one:
The Lexer provides a function that gives the indendation for a line,
given that you seem to know the line of interest you can probably query
the Lexer there.
Am 05.10.2018 um 13:31 schrieb Ivan Donchevskii via cfe-dev:
> libFormat and clang-format are great for formatting but I want to use
> libFormat a bit differently - to provide the indentation for the next
> line (inside IDE, when you press CR in code editor).
> Probably I miss some handy flag which helps with that but so far I've
> found only workarounds to do what I need:
> - add some stupid expression to the new line (something like "a;") to
> force libFormat indent it
> - play with clang-format flags to prevent it from shrinking the new
> line into the previous one
> - set ColumnLimit to the length of the previous line also to prevent
> All of them work completely unreliably. Also it's often
> some incomplete code in the middle of typing so it might have
> unfinished expressions.
> So I want to ask if somebody has/had similar use cases and knows how
> to deal with them before adding some special flag to clang-format and
> trying to solve my issues there.
> Kind regards,
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