#block-opening-brace-newline-before

Require a newline or disallow whitespace before the opening brace of blocks.

  a
    { color: pink; }
/** ↑
 * The newline before this brace */

Refer to the FAQ for more information on using this rule with block-opening-brace-newline-after to disallow single-line rules.

#Options

string: "always"|"always-single-line"|"never-single-line"|"always-multi-line"|"never-multi-line"

#"always"

There must always be a newline before the opening brace.

The following patterns are considered violations:

a{ color: pink; }
a{ color: pink;
}

The following patterns are not considered violations:

a
{ color: pink; }
a
{
color: pink; }
a /* foo */
  {
    color: pink;
  }

#"always-single-line"

There must always be a newline before the opening brace in single-line blocks.

The following patterns are considered violations:

a{ color: pink; }

The following patterns are not considered violations:

a
{ color: pink; }
a{
color: pink; }

#"never-single-line"

There must never be whitespace before the opening brace in single-line blocks.

The following patterns are considered violations:

a { color: pink; }

The following patterns are not considered violations:

a{ color: pink; }
a {
color: pink; }

#"always-multi-line"

There must always be a newline before the opening brace in multi-line blocks.

The following patterns are considered violations:

a{
color: pink; }
a {
color: pink; }

The following patterns are not considered violations:

a{ color: pink; }
a { color: pink; }
a
{ color: pink; }
a
{
color: pink; }

#"never-multi-line"

There must never be whitespace before the opening brace in multi-line blocks.

The following patterns are considered violations:

a {
color: pink; }

The following patterns are not considered violations:

a { color: pink; }
a{
color: pink;}