[Lazarus] Customizing Lazarus IDE, some items hard to find...

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Nov 28 14:21:51 CET 2019

On Thu, 28 Nov 2019 14:04:33 +0100
Bo Berglund via lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

> I am used to a certain style of code formatting including coloring
> etc.
> Now I am strugglking again to find where one sets these items...
> It is not obvious to me but I know I have gotten advice before but I
> cannot find it again. 
> So: when a property of an item is completed the IDE puts =; after the
> item. Like so:
> TS.Active:=;
> The 3 last chars are entered by Lazarus when I select the Active word
> in the drop-down that appears.
> I want it to look like this inmstead:
> TS.Active := ;
> So I want to have a space both before and after :=
> How can that be done?
> The closest I get is Options/CodeTools/Space
> But no matter if I check or uncheck the box before "Colon" there is no
> space added.

Insert space before "Symbol".
":" and ":=" are different tokens.

> Where can I locate this setting (the working one)?


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