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Introduction to Indent

The indent program can be used to make code easier to read. It can also convert from one style of writing C to another. indent understands a substantial amount about the syntax of C, but it also attempts to cope with incomplete and misformed syntax.

Downloading Indent

indent can be found on in the subdirectory /gnu/indent/ on your favorite GNU mirror. For other ways to obtain Indent, please read How to get GNU Software


indent documentation can be found at http://www.gnu.org/software/indent/manual/. You may also find more information about indent by running info indent, man indent, or looking at /usr/share/doc/indent/ or /usr/local/share/doc/indent/ on your system.

Mailing Lists/Newsgroups

Email the indent bug and help list at <bug-indent@gnu.org>. See http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-indent for subscription information.

Announcements about indent and most other GNU software are made on <info-gnu@gnu.org>.


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