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astyle: Apply the allman style with broken braces.
$ astyle --style=allman ${filename}
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The command "astyle --style=allman ${filename}" is used to format the given source code file according to the "Allman" style using the astyle tool.

Here's a breakdown of the different components of the command:

  • "astyle": This is the name of the command-line tool that performs source code formatting. It is used to modify the file specified in ${filename} based on the given options.

  • "--style=allman": This option specifies that the source code style to be applied is the "Allman" style. The Allman style is a popular formatting style for programming languages, characterized by placing opening and closing braces on separate lines, and using indentation to align the braces with their corresponding control structures.

  • "${filename}": This is a placeholder for the actual name of the file you want to format. It should be replaced with the path or name of the file you wish to format.

When you run this command with the appropriate filename, astyle will read the contents of the file and modify it according to the specified style. The original file will be overwritten with the formatted version, so it's always a good idea to make a backup before running this command.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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