Changing tab behavior in Python Interactive mode

Andrej Mitrovic andrej.mitrovich at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 21:35:58 CET 2010


On Jan 29, 6:47 pm, Steve Holden <st... at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> Andrej Mitrovic wrote:
> > I've noticed that when running Python in interactive mode (via cmd on
> > windows), the first time I hit tab it will move 4 spaces to the right,
> > however each new tab will move 8 spaces instead of 4. Why this
> > inconsistent behavior? And how could I change this to be consistent
> > and always move only 4 spaces?
>
> The first tab you are starting four characters in due to the interpreter
> already having printed ">>> ".
>
> regards
>  Steve
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I see. I wonder if I could modify this behavior.. I guess I'll have to
take a look at the source. Thanks anyway!



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