A formatter for your Android layout XML files. More powerful, and easier to use.
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LayoutFormatter

Better format your Android layout XML files.

It will adjust your attributes orders in accordance with the rules, and it will adjust some attributes to the front, and take some attributes at the end of the rows. It will make your code format more nice.

Related article: 《当我们谈 XML 布局文件代码的优雅性》

Obtaining & Installation

  • The plugin is distributed through the Plugin Manager in IntelliJ. https://plugins.jetbrains.com/plugin/8299

  • Search word LayoutFormatter: On Mac: Preference -> Plugins -> Browse repositories

  • Or you can download the jar file from LayoutFormatter.jar, then Preferences -> Plugin -> Install plugin from disk...

Usage

YourFiles -> PopupMenu(Right Click) -> Refactor -> Reformat Layout XML.

Or you could use the default keyboard-shortcut: ctrl alt F (command alt F).

Changelog

v1.2.0

  • Supported all of attrs of ConstraintLayout
  • Supplied some attrs of aligns

v1.1.5

  • Revert android:singleLine="true" issue;

v1.1.2

  • Support Windows system;
  • Fix the />< bug.

v1.1.1

  • Adjust the location of the Action to RefactoringMenu;
  • Support UNDO(ctrl/command + z);
  • Filter non XML file;
  • Support one key to format all files on the entire project or folder;
  • Add default keyboard-shortcut: ctrl alt F (command alt F).

v1.0.4

  • Fix the bad style that > or /> may be moved to a newline;
  • Add fill_parent to match_parent;
  • Add dip to dp.

Note

Android Studio also has the same XML formatter: Editor -> Code Style -> XML -> Arrangement, however I still think this plugin is more powerful, and easier to use.

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