[Qt-creator] The state of the clang-format plugin

Eike Ziller Eike.Ziller at qt.io
Wed Jun 29 08:41:19 CEST 2022

> On 29 Jun 2022, at 08:40, Eike Ziller <eike.ziller at qt.io> wrote:
>> On 29 Jun 2022, at 05:26, Nikos Chantziaras <realnc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 28/06/2022 12:06, Christian Kandeler wrote:
>>> On 6/25/22 10:58, Björn Schäpers wrote:
>>>> in the days of yore you had 3 check marks for clang-format (still visible here https://doc.qt.io/qtcreator/images/qtcreator-code-style-clang-format.png). 
>>>> * Format instead of indenting
>>>> * Format while typing
>>>> * Format edited code on file save
>>>> Nowadays the UI is gone, and at least option 2 is gone (https://codereview.qt-project.org/c/qt-creator/qt-creator/+/411513) I asked on why, but no answer yet.
>>> I suppose the assumption was that this was not needed. If it turns out there are actually people using that, it can be brought back.
>> How are you supposed to deal with lines you didn't edit changing and have no place in a git commit? It's impossible to work on code that's under version control.
> The ClangFormat plugin restricts formatting on save to the regions that you edited since last saving (the regions that have a green marker on the side.

With a red marker, of course, not green. 

> Br, Eike

Eike Ziller
Principal Software Engineer

The Qt Company GmbH
Erich-Thilo-Straße 10
D-12489 Berlin
eike.ziller at qt.io
Geschäftsführer: Mika Pälsi,
Juha Varelius, Jouni Lintunen
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Berlin, Registergericht: Amtsgericht Charlottenburg, HRB 144331 B

More information about the Qt-creator mailing list