In most JavaScript IDEs, there is a feature that pressing RET when point is between {}, results in an indented blank line with point on the end of this blank line, as shown in the following two pictures:

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when pressing RET:

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But I found the electric-indent-mode only do this:

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How to make things happen just like the second picture?


I have something I use with electric-pair-mode:

(electric-pair-mode 1)
(defun my-electric-pair-post-self-insert-function (orig-fun)
  (let ((indent-after (and (eq last-command-event ?\n)
                           (< (1+ (point-min)) (point) (point-max))
                           (eq (save-excursion
                                 (skip-chars-backward "\t\s")
                                 (char-before (1- (point))))
                               (matching-paren (char-after))))))
    (apply orig-fun nil)
    (when indent-after
        (forward-line 1)
(advice-add 'electric-pair-post-self-insert-function :around #'my-electric-pair-post-self-insert-function)

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