IntellijIDEA lets you add different intentions for strings and perform different actions with strings in Scala. IntellijIDEA also supports a Scala multi-line strings feature. This feature lets you format literals and helps your code to look more orderly.
IntellijIDEA lets you insert a gap with concatenation intention. To do that, in your editor enter a string and press
Select Insert gap with concatenation ("+ +") and press
Now you can insert a value into your string. You can evaluate the result in the Scala Console window.
For the Scala version 2.10 and later you have the ability to convert a string concatenation into the interpolated string.
To do that, select a value with concatenation in your string and press
You can also choose an option Convert to formatted string and get your basic Java formatted string.
You can convert your string into a multi-line string. Simply press
To start entering a multi-line string, simply type triple quotes in your editor.
If you press
The white spaces are also preserved. Please see the following example:
The .replace("\r"," ") intention lets you keep the carret in the correct place on the next line in the multi-line strings regardless of what operating system you have at the moment.
You can set a different format for multi-line strings options such as Margin char indent or Margin Char. You can also disable a multi-line strings support.
To open the Multi-line strings settings, in the main menu select