[R] Google's R Style Guide

Erich Neuwirth erich.neuwirth at univie.ac.at
Fri Aug 28 18:43:57 CEST 2009

But if the closing curly brace marks the end of the if part of an if  
else statement,
the else keyword has to be on the same line as the closing brace.
The code will not work if the else is on the next line AFAIK.

On Aug 28, 2009, at 6:11 PM, hadley wickham wrote:

>> An opening curly brace should never go on its own line and should  
>> always be followed by a new line; a closing curly brace should  
>> always go on its own line.
>> It seems to me that the opening an dosing curly brace should go on  
>> their own lines to allow the reader to immediately know what is  
>> encompassed in the curly brace:
> In my view, that's the purpose of indenting - you see scope from
> indenting.  Again, that's just my personal preference, and while I can
> make my students follow it, I don't expect the rest of the world to
> fall in line (although it would be nice ;)
> Hadley
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