Re: Format of try ... catch blocks


Test PR #8578. I think that will solve it.


2020-05-24 08:50 skrev Bob Jacobsen:

I really hope that we can find the cause of this catch-line
reformatting and kill it. K&R formatting was good enough for K&R, and
I’ve become really accustomed to reading it.
It’s in every standards doc I know of. I think perhaps somebody
misinterpreted the page you referenced, which mentioned but doesn’t
show catch blocks. The next page (
does show them, and they’re in our old “Egyptian format”.
Could you also check the project properties? Right-click on the JMRI
project, select Properties, then Formatting, then alignment, then the
catch checkbox?

On May 23, 2020, at 10:57 PM, Dave Heap <> wrote:
On 24 May 2020, at 3:37 PM, danielb987 <> wrote:

There you have a checkbox "catch". Is that checkbox checked?
No, it's not checked. Something seems to be overriding that setting.
I'm suspecting:
merged since yesterday (my time zone).
What policy do we want?
I'm also suspecting this for suddenly aligning descriptions of
@param in JavaDoc . I must say I like that one. Again, what policy
do we want?
I'll hold off on a PR I was about to create...
Bob Jacobsen

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