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TypeName SA1002SemicolonsMustBeSpacedCorrectly
CheckId SA1002
Category Spacing Rules


The spacing around a semicolon is incorrect, within a C# code file.

Rule description

A violation of this rule occurs when the spacing around a semicolon is incorrect.

A semicolon should always be followed by a single space, except in the following cases:

  • The semicolon is the last character on the line
  • The semicolon followed by a closing parenthesis

A semicolon should never be preceded by any whitespace, unless it is the first character on the line.

How to fix violations

To fix a violation of this rule, ensure that the semicolon is followed by a single space, and is not preceded by any space.

How to suppress violations

[SuppressMessage("StyleCop.CSharp.SpacingRules", "SA1002:SemicolonsMustBeSpacedCorrectly", Justification = "Reviewed.")]
#pragma warning disable SA1002 // SemicolonsMustBeSpacedCorrectly
#pragma warning restore SA1002 // SemicolonsMustBeSpacedCorrectly