vim configuration help

Mirko Zeibig mirko-lists at
Tue Apr 15 11:26:20 CEST 2003

Gerhard Haering wrote:
Hello Gerhard,
> Karl Scalet wrote:
>> looking in my vimrc file:
>> set autoindent
>> set tabstop=4
>> set shiftwidth=4
>> set expandtab
>> could give you a start
> No, no, no! That's evil!
> Tabs are 8 characters wide. Period.

says who?

Anyway, a very handy setting for vim which will display tabs:
"show tabs, EOL etc.
set list
set lcs=tab:»·   "show tabs
set lcs+=trail:· "show trailing spaces

autocmd FileType make set noexpandtab
and to use tabs in Makefiles

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