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In C++ mode there is the following behavior of the indentation:

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Why is this happening? How can I fix it?

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It's not weird; std: could be a label and until you type the second : it doesn't know otherwise.

Edit: I forgot to mention, but you can customize c-default-style to choose a different indentation style, and you can add your own entries to c-style-alist to make one that's exactly to your liking.

  • As there is indentation of 4 spaces shouldn't everything - label or not - be placed in 4 spaces? – Adam Mar 22 '16 at 23:06
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    Labels aren't indented in any of the default indentation styles (see the c-style-alist variable) except the "java" style. – db48x Mar 22 '16 at 23:11

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