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EditorConfig is a file format and collection of text editor plugins for maintaining consistent coding styles between different editors and IDEs.

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EditorConfig, A tool I include in all my projects

Detecting missing ConfigureAwait with FxCop and EditorConfig - Dotnetos 5-minute Code Reviews

15 Visual Studio Editor Tips including Intellicode and EditorConfig

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  • C-style: My favorite C programming practices
    There is always .editorconfig [1] to setup indent if you have a directory of files. In places where it really matters (Python) I'll always comment with what I've used. [1] - Source: Hacker News / about 1 month ago
  • How to set up a new project using Yarn
    .editorconfig helps maintain consistent coding styles for multiple developers working on the same project across various editors and IDEs. Find more information on the EditorConfig website if you’re curious. - Source: / about 1 month ago
  • Most basic code formatting
    These are tools that you need to add. But the most elemental code formatting is not here, it is in the widely supported .editorconfig file. - Source: / 2 months ago
  • Taking the Language Server Protocol one step further
    Hello, Maybe you should check this project: Regards,. - Source: Hacker News / 6 months ago
  • How We Started Managing BSA Delivery Processes on GitHub
    Editorconfigchecker. A linter that checks files for compliance with editorconfig rules. Another linter that helps maintain consistency in the format of all files. - Source: / 7 months ago
  • Ask HN: What work/office purchase transformed your life?
    Oh, yeah, we had that issue too and solved it pretty successfully with `.editorconfig` (shareable between VScode and IntelliJ, combined with `prettier`. Each IDE is configured to: - Not reformat code on its own - Ignore whitespace - Run `prettier` as a pre-commit hook Those settings are saved to `.editorconfig` where possible, or to each IDE's repo-specific folder (e.g. `.idea`). Then in... - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Rider - Formatting across projects
    I am aware of .editorconfig, and one day that may be the correct answer but the specification does not support every element of the styles of both oss and css. Source: 8 months ago
  • Announcing C# Dev Kit for Visual Studio Code
    I dunno who downvoted your question, but I believe you can use .editorconfig to set that up for you. Source: about 1 year ago
  • how to manage prettier config when working on a group project
    .editorconfig is supported by many editors and can help maintain sanity across projects with different whitespace requirements. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Bash scripting indentation: Tabs or spaces? - Poll
    I prefer tabs, but I reckon it's very subjective. IMHO the best option is to specify your choices in a .editorconfig file and have them carried over across editors. Beside the consistency benefits, that also allows you to specify different indentation styles based on file types, if you need to. The added benefit is that if people disagrees with your indentation choice, they can just modify the .editorconfig file... Source: about 1 year ago
  • Serious question : What is your workflow for re-indenting a python py file?
    Along with .gitignore, one of the first files to show up in my repos is .editorconfig -- Source: about 1 year ago
  • Anyone Have An Emacs Config That "Just Works" For Modern Web Development (Includes LSP Mode, Polyglot Mode, Indentation, Etc)?
    I suspect what might be helpful is to look into and the Emacs plugin and set the desired indentation for your various files there. Source: about 1 year ago
  • 🎓 Monorepo College Lecture 2: Build Me Up Buttercup
    EditorConfig is a tool that defines coding styles for multiple editors and IDEs, this will be somewhat of a fallback for users who don't have prettier formatting in their editor and prettier does support .editorconfig by default so there is no reason to not have it. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Angular starting files explanation for beginners
    .editorconfig is a configuration file that sets regular editor properties, for example, charset or indent_size. More about that file can be found here. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • editorconfig settings ignored
    For more information about the file format and supported properties, please see Source: about 1 year ago
  • Is there any way to undo Prettier formatting?
    You can just configure globally how to format: Https:// Source: about 1 year ago
  • HELP: save options in sessions
    Other options: use Tim Pope's vim-sleuth (which automatically detects the indent width of files and sets up 'shiftwidth' and 'expandtab' accordingly) or EditorConfig (which is used to set 'shiftwidth' based on the .editorconfig file). Source: over 1 year ago
  • Setup prettier with mason null ls
    I recommend you to use a .editorconfig file for different formatting on different filetypes. There you can specify also the kind of the quotes, the indent-size, etc. And you don't need extra arguments to pass in the settings. Neovim supports Editorconfig by default. See here -> Neovim docs. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Project level config for LSP
    Also neovim suports editorconfig so a good place For project specific settings will be. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Obsidian devs are no fun
    It's an open standard supported by a lot of IDEs. Source: over 1 year ago
  • How to share common settings.json file between projects/teammates?
    As another comment said, editor settings contain personal preferences. If you want to enforce coding styles, consider using editorconfig: . This works with many other text editors. Source: over 1 year ago

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