Thanks very much for the information, elextr. I doubt I'd be up to the
job of writing a suitable plugin, unfortunately.

On 13 January 2017 at 12:38, elextr <> wrote:
> The current autoindent is not really language specific, its based solely on
> braces, and language only comes into it for skipping braces in comments and
> strings and other non-code places when finding the open brace to match the
> close brace indent to. It does not understand the languages beyond that.
> Adding a language specific indentation based on the keywords and constructs
> of that language is something considerably more complex and should not be
> built into Geany, but be part of a plugin for the language. Unfortunately at
> the moment it would be difficult to interface such a plugin to Geany though
> might be possible if somebody was clever enough :)
> Pull requests are welcome.
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