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Need Code Formatter for C++/C

Posted on 2011-09-30
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Hi All,
Hi,

Does anyone remember using a code formatter for C/C++ that would draw/link all your if statements, and brackets? I can't remember if it was part of Visual studio 3-6, or was it a separate application.

I remember using one, back in the 90s.

Thanks.

Matt
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by:evilrix
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Visual Studio will do that for you.

CTRL-A to select all
CTRL-K followed by CTRL-F to format the selected code.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/999b219z.aspx

As far as I know this works on all versions of Visual Studio and in all languages (including standard C++)
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by:bssurana
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AS mentioned above you can use that option. Else you can user visual assist from tomato. this tool is preety good.
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by:mlong219
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I'm aware of these features in Visual Studio. There was another tool/option I used back in the 90's that would DRAW a branch showing how, if statements were matched up. Similar to the following embed image. Format Code
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kuroji earned 500 total points
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While not as pretty as you describe in your diagram
have a look at GNU Cflow
A very similar question was asked on stack overflow
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This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
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