emacs with python mode
skip at mojam.com
Thu Aug 26 12:04:31 EDT 1999
Jeff> "Gerhard W. Gruber" wrote:
>> I'm using Xemacs 21.0 Beta (August 1998) on Win32 and it works quite
>> fine (is there a newer version out there?). Now my real
>> question. When I'm using Python emacs recognices the mode but it
>> doesn't automatically activate syntax highlighting,
Jeff> I'm not very knowledgable about emacs, but I'm using
Jeff> XEmacs on NT for Python editing. Below are some settings
Jeff> in my home .emacs that you might find useful.
Jeff> (setq-default indent-tabs-mode nil)
I believe this is the key setting. If indent-tabs-mode is nil, Emacs will
only use spaces to generate indentation, so your code should work on
different machines, regardless of the size of a tab.
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