enforce consistent spacing inside braces (object-curly-spacing)

The --fix option on the command line automatically fixes problems reported by this rule.

While formatting preferences are very personal, a number of style guides require or disallow spaces between curly braces in the following situations:

// simple object literals
var obj = { foo: "bar" };

// nested object literals
var obj = { foo: { zoo: "bar" } };

// destructuring assignment (EcmaScript 6)
var { x, y } = y;

// import/export declarations (EcmaScript 6)
import { foo } from "bar";
export { foo };

Rule Details

This rule enforce consistent spacing inside braces of object literals, destructuring assignments, and import/export specifiers.

Options

This rule has two options, a string option and an object option.

String option:

Object option:

never

Examples of incorrect code for this rule with the default "never" option:

/*eslint object-curly-spacing: ["error", "never"]*/

var obj = { 'foo': 'bar' };
var obj = {'foo': 'bar' };
var obj = { baz: {'foo': 'qux'}, bar};
var obj = {baz: { 'foo': 'qux'}, bar};
var {x } = y;
import { foo } from 'bar';

Examples of correct code for this rule with the default "never" option:

/*eslint object-curly-spacing: ["error", "never"]*/

var obj = {'foo': 'bar'};
var obj = {'foo': {'bar': 'baz'}, 'qux': 'quxx'};
var obj = {
  'foo': 'bar'
};
var obj = {'foo': 'bar'
};
var obj = {
  'foo':'bar'};
var obj = {};
var {x} = y;
import {foo} from 'bar';

always

Examples of incorrect code for this rule with the "always" option:

/*eslint object-curly-spacing: ["error", "always"]*/

var obj = {'foo': 'bar'};
var obj = {'foo': 'bar' };
var obj = { baz: {'foo': 'qux'}, bar};
var obj = {baz: { 'foo': 'qux' }, bar};
var obj = {'foo': 'bar'
};
var obj = {
  'foo':'bar'};
var {x} = y;
import {foo } from 'bar';

Examples of correct code for this rule with the "always" option:

/*eslint object-curly-spacing: ["error", "always"]*/

var obj = {};
var obj = { 'foo': 'bar' };
var obj = { 'foo': { 'bar': 'baz' }, 'qux': 'quxx' };
var obj = {
  'foo': 'bar'
};
var { x } = y;
import { foo } from 'bar';

arraysInObjects

Examples of additional correct code for this rule with the "never", { "arraysInObjects": true } options:

/*eslint object-curly-spacing: ["error", "never", { "arraysInObjects": true }]*/

var obj = {"foo": [ 1, 2 ] };
var obj = {"foo": [ "baz", "bar" ] };

Examples of additional correct code for this rule with the "always", { "arraysInObjects": false } options:

/*eslint object-curly-spacing: ["error", "always", { "arraysInObjects": false }]*/

var obj = { "foo": [ 1, 2 ]};
var obj = { "foo": [ "baz", "bar" ]};

objectsInObjects

Examples of additional correct code for this rule with the "never", { "objectsInObjects": true } options:

/*eslint object-curly-spacing: ["error", "never", { "objectsInObjects": true }]*/

var obj = {"foo": {"baz": 1, "bar": 2} };

Examples of additional correct code for this rule with the "always", { "objectsInObjects": false } options:

/*eslint object-curly-spacing: ["error", "always", { "objectsInObjects": false }]*/

var obj = { "foo": { "baz": 1, "bar": 2 }};

When Not To Use It

You can turn this rule off if you are not concerned with the consistency of spacing between curly braces.

Version

This rule was introduced in ESLint 0.22.0.

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