steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Fri Apr 3 04:58:49 CEST 2009
On Fri, 03 Apr 2009 13:41:50 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au> writes:
>> I do not wish to type four literal spaces to indent the 'return' line,
>> or backspace four times to remove it, but with tab-completion I am
>> forced to. I'm used to pressing the TAB key once to get an indent.
>> Within the interpreter, I do not care whether it inserts a tab
>> character or four spaces or seven formfeed characters, so long as the
>> Python parser recognises it as a single indent level and typing
>> backspace once removes that indent level.
> It sounds like, instead of pressing <Tab> once, you can press <Space>
> once and meet your requirements.
Well, okay, technically that would work, but it's seriously disturbing to
set your indent level to one space. If there's a more elegant solution
that gives four-space indents I'd prefer that.
Thanks to all for your suggestions.
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