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how to set up JBuilder's text editor?

Posted on 2003-10-28
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Hi experts,

I am new to JBuilder and wonder if anyone knows how to set up the text editor, so it will be easier to edit the codes? I mean like tab indent, block indent? Also, what is the convention in terms of the format of the code? Whould the function start at the first line, or not? thanks.
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by:Farzad Akbarnejad
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1. Try "Run>Run Project" command on menu bar.
2. In the Project Properties dialog box goto Formatting tab.

-FA

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TimYates earned 25 total points
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> what is the convention in terms of the format of the code

There are a couple of styles that are generally accepted...

This is the one Sun recommends:

http://java.sun.com/docs/codeconv/

I personally prefer to have opening braces "{" on a new line rather than at the end of a function definition, or for block...  I just prefer it

*shrug*

So long as you can defend your style, and you are consistent, and it doesn't annoy your co-workers, there shouldn't be a problem ;-)
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by:Farzad Akbarnejad
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It is OK and I am agree.

-FA
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