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When coding, do you put braces around single nested statements?

Survey period: 27 Aug 2018 to 3 Sep 2018

When coding using a language with braces, that is.

OptionVotes% 
Yes, always47536.48
Yes, mostly27120.81
Depends on the situation25019.20
Not usually16612.75
Never785.99
I don't code using a language with braces624.76



 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
Kewin Rausch2-Sep-18 22:58
professionalKewin Rausch2-Sep-18 22:58 
GeneralDepends on the else Pin
daleofcourse27-Aug-18 22:28
daleofcourse27-Aug-18 22:28 
GeneralRe: Depends on the else Pin
Kevin McFarlane28-Aug-18 3:26
Kevin McFarlane28-Aug-18 3:26 
GeneralRe: Depends on the else Pin
Paulo Zemek28-Aug-18 11:19
Paulo Zemek28-Aug-18 11:19 
GeneralBrace for Impact! Pin
MacSpudster27-Aug-18 10:39
professionalMacSpudster27-Aug-18 10:39 
GeneralNo? Pin
dandy7227-Aug-18 6:47
dandy7227-Aug-18 6:47 
I try not to, especially if it's just a return statement. But then, when that's the case, as long as the condition isn't already too long, I'll try to put it on the same line.

But then some editors will try to force it on the next line anyway.

Generalbut what about... Pin
Dennis E White27-Aug-18 4:56
professionalDennis E White27-Aug-18 4:56 
GeneralRe: but what about... Pin
kalberts28-Aug-18 1:03
kalberts28-Aug-18 1:03 
GeneralRe: but what about... Pin
Kevin McFarlane30-Aug-18 1:23
Kevin McFarlane30-Aug-18 1:23 
GeneralRe: but what about... Pin
Leng Vang30-Aug-18 8:41
Leng Vang30-Aug-18 8:41 
GeneralRarely omitted Pin
W Balboos, GHB27-Aug-18 3:28
W Balboos, GHB27-Aug-18 3:28 
GeneralIt's like deja-vu, all over again... Pin
littleGreenDude27-Aug-18 2:30
littleGreenDude27-Aug-18 2:30 
GeneralIts habit... Pin
koolprasad200326-Aug-18 20:55
professionalkoolprasad200326-Aug-18 20:55 
GeneralRe: Its habit... Pin
Kevin McFarlane28-Aug-18 3:33
Kevin McFarlane28-Aug-18 3:33 
GeneralMy Rule of Thumb Pin
Rick York26-Aug-18 20:48
mveRick York26-Aug-18 20:48 
GeneralReSharper Pin
Efe Erdoğru26-Aug-18 20:34
professionalEfe Erdoğru26-Aug-18 20:34 
GeneralRe: ReSharper Pin
Daniel Pfeffer26-Aug-18 20:46
professionalDaniel Pfeffer26-Aug-18 20:46 
GeneralRe: ReSharper Pin
Graeme_Grant26-Aug-18 21:51
mvaGraeme_Grant26-Aug-18 21:51 
GeneralRe: ReSharper Pin
GKP19921-Sep-18 2:33
professionalGKP19921-Sep-18 2:33 
GeneralThere is only one time when I don't. Pin
OriginalGriff26-Aug-18 20:30
mveOriginalGriff26-Aug-18 20:30 
GeneralRe: There is only one time when I don't. Pin
W Balboos, GHB27-Aug-18 3:20
W Balboos, GHB27-Aug-18 3:20 
GeneralMost single statements won't stay single Pin
henningbenk26-Aug-18 20:24
professionalhenningbenk26-Aug-18 20:24 
GeneralRe: Most single statements won't stay single Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic27-Aug-18 2:57
Nemanja Trifunovic27-Aug-18 2:57 
GeneralRe: Most single statements won't stay single Pin
dandy7227-Aug-18 6:55
dandy7227-Aug-18 6:55 
GeneralRe: Most single statements won't stay single Pin
Erik Burd27-Aug-18 12:34
professionalErik Burd27-Aug-18 12:34 

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