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Major mode for Clojure code
clojure-mode-5.19.0.tar (.sig), 2024-May-26, 190 KiB
Bozhidar Batsov <>
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Full description

Provides font-lock, indentation, navigation and basic refactoring for the
Clojure programming language (

Using clojure-mode with paredit or smartparens is highly recommended.

Here are some example configurations:

  ;; require or autoload paredit-mode
  (add-hook 'clojure-mode-hook #'paredit-mode)

  ;; require or autoload smartparens
  (add-hook 'clojure-mode-hook #'smartparens-strict-mode)

See inf-clojure ( for
basic interaction with Clojure subprocesses.

See CIDER ( for
better interaction with subprocesses via nREPL.

Old versions

clojure-mode-5.18.1.tar.lz2024-Mar-3141.4 KiB
clojure-mode-5.18.0.tar.lz2023-Oct-1841.0 KiB
clojure-mode-5.17.1.tar.lz2023-Oct-1241.0 KiB
clojure-mode-5.17.0.tar.lz2023-Sep-1140.9 KiB
clojure-mode-5.16.2.tar.lz2023-Aug-2340.6 KiB
clojure-mode-5.16.1.tar.lz2023-Jun-2640.4 KiB
clojure-mode-5.16.0.tar.lz2022-Dec-1440.2 KiB
clojure-mode-5.15.1.tar.lz2022-Jul-3039.5 KiB
clojure-mode-5.15.0.tar.lz2022-Jul-1939.4 KiB
clojure-mode-5.14.0.tar.lz2022-Mar-0839.2 KiB
clojure-mode-5.13.0.tar.lz2021-Aug-0937.4 KiB



master (unreleased)

5.19.0 (2024-05-26)

Bugs fixed
  • Fix clojure-align when called from clojure-ts-mode major mode buffers.
  • #671: Syntax highlighting for digits after the first in % args. (e.g. %10)
  • #680: Change syntax class of ASCII control characters to punctuation, fixing situations where carriage returns were being interpreted as symbols


  • #675: Add .lpy to the list of known Clojure file extensions.

5.18.1 (2023-11-24)

Bugs fixed
  • #653: Don't highlight vars with colons as keywords.

5.18.0 (2023-10-18)

  • cider#2903: Avoid No comment syntax is defined prompts.

5.17.1 (2023-09-12)

  • Declare indentation for the async ClojureScript macro.

5.17.0 (2023-09-11)

  • Improve support for multiple forms in the same line by replacing beginning-of-defun fn.
Bugs fixed
  • #656: Fix clojure-find-ns when ns form is preceded by other forms.

  • #593: Fix clojure-find-ns when ns form is preceded by whitespace or inside comment form.

5.16.2 (2023-08-23)

  • clojure-find-ns: add an option to never raise errors, returning nil instead on unparseable ns forms.

5.16.1 (2023-06-26)

  • Font-lock Lein's defproject as a keyword.
Bugs fixed
  • #645: Fix infinite loop when sorting a ns with comments in the end.
  • #586: Fix infinite loop when opening file containing comment with clojure-toplevel-inside-comment-form set to t.

5.16.0 (2022-12-14)

  • #641: Recognize nbb projects (identified by the presence of nbb.edn).
  • #629: Set add-log-current-defun-function to new function clojure-current-defun-name (this is used by which-function-mode and easy-kill).
Bugs fixed
  • #581: Fix font locking not working for keywords starting with a number.
  • #377: Fix everything starting with the prefix def being highlighted as a definition form. Now definition forms are enumerated explicitly in the font-locking code, like all other forms.
  • #638: Fix imenu with Clojure code in string or comment.

5.15.1 (2022-07-30)

Bugs fixed
  • #625: Fix metadata being displayed in imenu instead of var name.

5.15.0 (2022-07-19)

  • #622: Add font locking for missing clojure.core macros.
  • #615: Support clojure-dart files.
Bugs fixed
  • #595, #612: Fix buffer freezing when typing metadata for a definition.

5.14.0 (2022-03-07)

New features
  • Allow additional directories, beyond the default clj[sc], to be correctly formulated by clojure-expected-ns via new defcustom entitled clojure-directory-prefixes
  • Recognize babashka projects (identified by the presence of bb.edn).
  • #601: Add new command clojure-promote-fn-literal for converting #() function literals to fn form. ... ...