Command-line indentation tool for Java

Tom Masterson kd7cyu at
Sun Sep 25 16:07:11 UTC 2011

I use vim and I have also started using a program called eclim.  Eclim 
requires that eclipse be on your machine but it ties it into vim so you 
get some of the power of eclipse in vim.  Very useful for those who write 
java as their main job.


On Sat, 24 Sep 2011, John J. Boyer wrote:

> 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
> development.
> Thanks,
> If such a tool does not exist, how time-consuming would developing one
> be?
> John
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> Abilitiessoft, Inc.
> Madison, Wisconsin USA
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