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Thread: how to indent

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    Default how to indent

    In brief, I'm feeding my code a piece of unformatted source code. My code transforms the text into a string, then list in order to easily iterate through the latter and format depending on the keyword/expression come across. Now, on coming across '{' a break is executed, but how do you suggest I do the indentation "logic"?

    For instance
    public class jello{ public static main(String[] args){ jello a = new jello(); run();} public boolean run(){ if (x =1){ ok}}}
    It should return,
    public class jello
    {
       public static main(String[] args)
      {
          jello a = new jello(); 
          run();
       }
     
      public boolean run() 
      {
          if (x ==1)
         {
              return ok; 
         }
      }
    }
    How do you suggest I "code" the indentation?

    Many thanks!
    Last edited by helloworld922; March 20th, 2010 at 11:34 PM. Reason: please use [code] tags