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CLANG-FORMAT(1) User Commands CLANG-FORMAT(1)

NAME

clang-format - manual page for clang-format 3.7

DESCRIPTION

ERROR: ld.so: object 'libfakeroot-sysv.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored. OVERVIEW: A tool to format C/C++/Obj-C code.

If no arguments are specified, it formats the code from standard input and writes the result to the standard output. If <file>s are given, it reformats the files. If -i is specified together with <file>s, the files are edited in-place. Otherwise, the result is written to the standard output.

USAGE: clang-format [options] [<file> ...]

OPTIONS:

Clang-format options:

-assume-filename=<string> - When reading from stdin, clang-format assumes this
filename to look for a style config file (with -style=file) and to determine the language.
-cursor=<uint> - The position of the cursor when invoking
clang-format from an editor integration
-dump-config - Dump configuration options to stdout and exit.
Can be used with -style option.
-fallback-style=<string> - The name of the predefined style used as a
fallback in case clang-format is invoked with -style=file, but can not find the .clang-format file to use. Use -fallback-style=none to skip formatting.

-i - Inplace edit <file>s, if specified.

-length=<uint> - Format a range of this length (in bytes).
Multiple ranges can be formatted by specifying several -offset and -length pairs. When only a single -offset is specified without -length, clang-format will format up to the end of the file. Can only be used with one input file.
-lines=<string> - <start line>:<end line> - format a range of
lines (both 1-based). Multiple ranges can be formatted by specifying several -lines arguments. Can't be used with -offset and -length. Can only be used with one input file.
-offset=<uint> - Format a range starting at this byte offset.
Multiple ranges can be formatted by specifying several -offset and -length pairs. Can only be used with one input file.

-output-replacements-xml - Output replacements as XML.

-style=<string> - Coding style, currently supports:
LLVM, Google, Chromium, Mozilla, WebKit.
Use -style=file to load style configuration from
.clang-format file located in one of the parent directories of the source file (or current directory for stdin). Use -style="{key: value, ...}" to set specific parameters, e.g.:
-style="{BasedOnStyle: llvm, IndentWidth: 8}"

Generic Options:

-help - Display available options (-help-hidden for more)

-help-list - Display list of available options (-help-list-hidden for more)

-version - Display the version of this program

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for clang-format is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and clang-format programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info clang-format

should give you access to the complete manual.

October 2016 clang-format 3.7