Command-line indentation tool for Java

John J. Boyer john.boyer at
Sun Sep 25 19:26:58 UTC 2011

Where can eclim be obrained? 

I have started looking at the java mode in emacs. If you open a Java 
file there is a java choice on the menubar. Frankly, I do not find emacs 
very friendly, but if it will indent an entire Java file with a few 
keystrokes it will be worth it.


On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 09:07:11AM -0700, 
Tom Masterson wrote:
> 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.
> Tom
> 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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