On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 03:51:06PM +0000, Greg Farrell mentioned:
> how do I make a tab expand into say 4 spaces in vi? I googled, and
> found how to make a tab a specific width, but I'd prefere to have it
> expand to that many spaces instead.
>> Anyone got a good .rc for python editing? I've got auto-indent and
> syntax highlighting on. Anything else handy out there?
A really good start is:
set shiftwidth=4 " this is the >/< controlled indenting
set expandtab " soft tabs
I used to have "tab" setup in insert mode to be "autoformat", just like
XEmacs, but I seem to have lost that ability over the years. Anyone know
what it is ?
That, coupled with "set cindent" is dead handy for reformatting code.
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