This page describes how to adjust your editor to the SeqAn C++ Style.
- Open preference page of Eclipse:
- [Windows/Linux] Menu -> Windows -> Preferences
- [Mac OS] Menu -> Eclipse -> Preferences (Cmd-Key + ,)
- Within the Preferences select ‘C/C++’ and next select ‘Code Style’.
- Note: If you have not prepared your own code style scheme, than select on of the existing built-in schemes and extend it according to the new SeqAn style guides.
- Push ‘Edit’ and select the tab ‘Indention’ in the appeared Profile window.
- Under the group ‘Tab policy’ select ‘Spaces only’ in the drop down menu.
- Set ‘Indentation size’ to 4.
- Set ‘Tab size’ to 4.
- Rename the profile to your preferred name, e.g. K&R - SeqAn, if the changes you have made rely on the K&R [built-in] profile.
- Press ‘OK’
The new profile appears in the drop down menu and is selected automatically to be active.
- Open ‘Tools’ in the Visual Studio Menu and click on ‘Options’
- Click on ‘Text Editor’, then select ‘C/C++’ and open the ‘Tabs’ settings
- Set both ‘Tab size’ and ‘Indent size’ to 4 and make sure ‘Insert spaces’ is selected below.
- Open Xcode->Preferences... in the Xcode menu.
- Open the indentation settings.
- Choose Indentation in the top scroll panel (scroll right).
- Choose to insert spaces instead of tabs.
- Uncheck “Tab key inserts tag, not spaces”.
- Set tab and indent width to 4.
Append the following to your
set nosmartindent " smartindent (filetype indenting instead) \set autoindent " autoindent (should be overwrote by cindent or filetype indent) set cindent " do c-style indenting set softtabstop=4 " unify set shiftwidth=4 " unify set tabstop=4 " unify set copyindent " but above all -- follow the conventions laid before us set expandtab " we do not want to type tabs