Tab wars revisited (was Re: Python indentation)

Ville Vainio ville at
Wed Jul 7 23:28:40 CEST 2004

>>>>> "Istvan" == Istvan Albert <ialbert at> writes:

    Istvan> Is it really that trivial to set up an editor so that when
    Istvan> one hits delete/backspace to 'un-align' a line of code it
    Istvan> deletes as many space characters as the soft-tab has
    Istvan> inserted?

Emacs python-mode does it.

Lesser editors often achieve the same effect by shift-tab.

Ville Vainio

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