How to set tab-width to 4 spaces in emacs ??

Lee Morgan unknown at lee-morgan.net
Thu Oct 11 05:15:10 CEST 2001


"Thomas Weholt" <t-weh at online.no> writes:

> Trying to set the tab-width in emacs to 4 spaces without luck. Using
> Mandrake 8.1 ( great distro btw, python 2.1.1, postgresql 7.1.3 etc. try it
> now !)
> 
> tried :
> 
> # tab-width: 4
>  etc. but no go.
> 
> Any hints ???
> 

I think (setq tab-width 4) is correct, although isnt it both a global and buffer 
variable(or is it a mode var?) - so you may need to add it on to your mode
hook. (Although I've never had reason to change python-mode)

> Thomas
> 
> 

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Lee Morgan



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