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Indent To Parenthesis

by rchl ST2/ST3

Sublime Text plugin for better auto-indenting of function arguments on breaking lines

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Indent to parenthesis Sublime Text package

As I was dissatisfied with Sublime's indent_to_bracket option, I've created my own implementation that behaves in a smarter way.

The general idea is to indent arguments in a function call to the opening bracket so that:

function Foo(arg1,<enter>

aligns caret following way:

function Foo(arg1,
             |

Caveat: Currently this package only works when using spaces for indentation (translate_tabs_to_spaces setting is true). I don't code with tabs so I'm probably not gonna spend time to make it work with tabs. If you care, please submit a pull request.

Why is it better than built-in functionality?

For example, with code like this:

function(arg1, arg2) {}

when wanting to break the arguments into two lines (because line is too long, for example), one would put the caret after the comma and press enter.

Built-in functionality would break them incorrectly, leaving this result:

function(arg1,
 arg2) {}

while this package will align it correctly:

function(arg1,
         arg2) {}

Built-in functionality aligns code properly when placing cursor after the space (that follows the comma), but then it leaves trailing space on the line. This package handles both cases properly.