Using tabs instead of spaces in IDLE?

Carl Banks idot at
Fri Feb 15 03:38:11 CET 2002

Greg Ewing wrote:
> Courageous wrote:
>> And while vim indeed does just what I said, when you backspace over
>> these runs of spaces while in insert mode, it knows how those spaces
>> where generated and so:
>> "deletes any such spaces inserted through a tab, just as if
>> it were deleting a single tab."
> This sounds ingenious, but what happens when you save the
> file and load it back? Does it remember this information
> somehow, or does it get lost?

The editor remembers this information by saving it in the text file

CARL BANKS                      
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