View Source Credo.Check.Readability.TrailingWhiteSpace (Credo v1.7.5)


This check is enabled by default.

Learn how to disable it via .credo.exs.

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This check has a base priority of low and works with any version of Elixir.


There should be no white-space (i.e. tabs, spaces) at the end of a line.

Most text editors provide a way to remove them automatically.

Like all Readability issues, this one is not a technical concern. But you can improve the odds of others reading and liking your code by making it easier to follow.

Check-Specific Parameters

Use the following parameters to configure this check:


Set to false to check lines that are strings or in heredocs

This parameter defaults to true.

General Parameters

Like with all checks, general params can be applied.

Parameters can be configured via the .credo.exs config file.