A very, very newbie question :)

David Bolen db3l at fitlinxx.com
Wed Sep 6 19:01:38 CEST 2000


jonadab at bright.net (Jonadab the Unsightly One) writes:

> Of course, for Python I have python-mode, so my Python code
> is nicely coloured, and the indentation is mostly handled
> for me (although often I have to hit backspace to undent; in
> most modes that's done automatically, but with Python
> there's no syntax to clue it in; still getting used to
> that).

Just think of pressing backspace as the same as entering the closing
brace and pressing <Enter> in another language, like C.  Until you
enter the brace, those modes tend to maintain the existing indentation
as well.

It's actually fewer keystrokes ;-)

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