[Tutor] emacs and tabs/spaces
"André Walker-Loud <email@example.com>"
walksloud at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 04:21:09 CET 2014
I haven’t found an answer yet to this question via google or tutor archives.
For those of you who use emacs as an editor, I have the following problem.
I have edited my .emacs file to have
(setq indent-tabs-mode t)
(setq tab-width 4)
(setq python-indent 4)))
which sets my “tab” to 4 spaces. However, if I have a line that is too long (more than 80 characters), I often break the line in multiple lines and use “tab” to align them, eg.
In this case, the “tab” alignment does not make it an integer number of 4 spaces - so when I try and edit the file on a different machine, with another editor (TextWrangler) that does actually put all tabs to 4 spaces, I end up breaking my files often.
Does anyone know how to get emacs to force “tab” to stay at integer numbers of 4 spaces with these multi-lines?
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