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Peter Wellmann
Peter Wellmann
654 Points

How to indent Lines - Mac not working well!


my name is Pi and I am trying to indent some code lines. Nick Pettit says I just have to press CMD + [] the brackets. But when I do so, nothing is going to happen. I am using a Mac and also having the Mac keyboard. I can create the brackets by pressing alt + figure 5 or 6.

Anyone who can help me to indent my text?

Thanks a lot!

2 Answers

Padraic Histon
Padraic Histon
8,460 Points

Hi Pi,

From your description is sounds like you are pressing the CMD + both bracket keys at the same time. If this is the case then what you need to do is just hold down 'CMD + ]' to indent and 'CMD + [' to out-dent. Hope this helps.

Peter Wellmann
Peter Wellmann
654 Points

Hey Padraic,

thanks for your support. I guess I didn't describe it good enough. I am using CMD + ] or [ but nothing is going to happen. I also have changed my keyboard language from German to English to fix it. Unfortunately it does not work.

Maybe I have to change some settings inside my Mac?

Hello, I have exactly the same problem. Does anyone know how to do it?

Thanks in advance for your time