Changing tab behavior in Python Interactive mode
steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Jan 29 22:07:09 CET 2010
Andrej Mitrovic wrote:
> 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 ">>> ".
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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!
I's nothing to do with the source: it isn't the interpreter that's
deciding where the "tab stops" are, it's the console window the
interpreter is running in.
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