Command-line indentation tool for Java

John J. Boyer john.boyer at
Sat Sep 24 23:55:33 UTC 2011

Is there anything like the Gnu indent program for Java? I write my Java 
code ulsing a text editor and build using Ant. The only thing lacking is 
a command-line indentation tool. mannual indentation is tedious and 
unrealiable, and the indentation of a block may change in the course of 

If such a tool does not exist, how time-consuming would developing one 


John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
Abilitiessoft, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin USA
Developing software for people with disabilities

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