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Auto Format is off
« on: May 29, 2011, 03:23:25 pm »
I just started using lazarus once more after a year or two and I noticed while typing it auto completed most of my code.  Which is awesome since I come from Delphi 7, and we all know it doesn't do that ha ha

Problem is it is incorrectly formatting the ":=" code.  It places that directly next to the previous text, like so:

Code: [Select]
While in reality it should be:

Code: [Select]
edit1.text := 'me';
Is there any place in the options to change the auto format and where I can separate that, it is driving my OCD crazy ha ha  %)



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Re: Auto Format is off
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2011, 03:42:16 pm »
Environment Options (or Tools->Options if you use snapshot / trunk)->Codetools->Space, check Symbol for both "insert in front of" and 'insert after".


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Re: Auto Format is off
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2011, 03:43:48 pm »
Go in the menu Environment->Options

Then in Codetools->Space:

insert space after
Check Identifier and Symbol.

You're done ;)
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Re: Auto Format is off
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2011, 04:08:33 pm »
Beautiful!!  :D  Thanks!  Your saving me from the looney bin here


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