VHDL Mode has a new indentation engine, providing a simplified, yet flexible and general mechanism for customizing indentation. It breaks indentation calculation into two steps. First for the line of code being indented, VHDL Mode analyzes what kind of language construct it’s looking at, then it applies user defined offsets to the current line based on this analysis.
This section will briefly cover how indentation is calculated in VHDL Mode. It is important to understand the indentation model being used so that you will know how to customize VHDL Mode for your personal coding style.