intellij-rainbow-brackets

Introduction: Rainbow Brackets / Rainbow Parentheses for IntelliJ IDEA based IDEs
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Rainbow Brackets / Rainbow Parentheses for IntelliJ based IDEs.


Compatibility

IntelliJ IDEA, PhpStorm, WebStorm, PyCharm, RubyMine, AppCode, CLion, Gogland, DataGrip, Rider, MPS, Android Studio

Supported languages

Java, Scala, Clojure, Kotlin, Python, Haskell, Agda, Rust, JavaScript, TypeScript, Erlang, Go, Groovy, Ruby, Elixir, ObjectiveC, PHP, HTML, XML, SQL, Apex language ...

Screenshots

  • with Java

  • with Scala

  • with Clojure

  • with Kotlin

  • with HTML/XML

  • Scope highlighting

Ctrl + Button3(Windows & Linux) or Meta+ Button3(Mac):

Alt + Button3:

  • looking forward to your screenshots(PR welcome!)

Install

For Windows - File > Settings > Plugins > Browse repositories... > Search for "Rainbow Brackets" > Install Plugin > Restart IntelliJ IDEA

For Mac - IntelliJ IDEA > Preferences > Plugins > Browse repositories... > Search for "Rainbow Brackets" > Install Plugin > Restart IntelliJ IDEA

Customize colors

If you want to customize colors, edit your config file and restart your IDE(APP_CONFIG/rainbow_brackets.xml), In my env(MAC os) is /Users/izhangzhihao/Library/Preferences/IntelliJIdea2018.2/options/rainbow_brackets.xml:

<option name="lightRoundBracketsColors">
   <array>
      <option value="0xE6B422" />
      <option value="0x43A047" />
      <option value="0x2196F3" />
      <option value="0x3F51B5" />
      <option value="0x00897B" />
   </array>
</option>

If you prefer using light theme, here is a example from @Avinash-Bhat gray config using Material Deisgn Color Tool, it works greate with light themed bg (basically white) but dark theme is not so good.

NOTE: The lightXXX and the darkXXX should be the same size!

Default colors

HTML code in js

To enable rainbow brackets for HTML inside js code like this:

var html = '<div><div><div>Hello</div></div></div>';

This plugin will automatically override color scheme propertie "HTML_CODE" cause our rainbow color been covered by intellij built-in functionality. You still could set <option name="rainbowifyHTMLInsideJS" value="false" /> in config file to disable just like Config brackets colors.

Kotlin function literal braces and arrow

To enable rainbow brackets for multiple level lambda Kotlin code like this:

event.throwable?.let { throwable ->
    IdeErrorsDialog.findPluginId(throwable)?.let { pluginId ->
        PluginManager.getPlugin(pluginId)?.let { ideaPluginDescriptor ->
            if (!ideaPluginDescriptor.isBundled) {
                bean.pluginName = ideaPluginDescriptor.name
                bean.pluginVersion = ideaPluginDescriptor.version
            }
        }
    }
}

This plugin will automatically override color scheme propertie "KOTLIN_FUNCTION_LITERAL_BRACES_AND_ARROW" cause our rainbow color been covered by kotlin plugin built-in functionality. You still could set <option name="rainbowifyKotlinFunctionLiteralBracesAndArrow" value="false" /> in config file to disable just like Config brackets colors.

Contribute

  • gradle test
  • gradle runIde
  • gradle buildPlugin

Acknowledgements

Intellij-rainbow-brackets is heavily inspired by Rainbow Brackets for Visual Studio Code

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