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Old 08-21-2005, 09:42 PM   #1
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how to make a tab is 4 spaces width in vim?


I know it may have been asked for many times but I can't find a post about it.
Please help. thanks.
 
Old 08-21-2005, 10:07 PM   #2
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we could use $HOME/.vimrc to configure it.
Add/modify the following options:

set tabstop=4

good luck!


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Old 08-21-2005, 10:12 PM   #3
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If you meant to use a tab as 4 spaces, use the following set of options:

set tabstop=4
set shiftwidth=4
set expandtab

Add the above settings to your .vimrc file too.


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Old 08-22-2005, 12:51 AM   #4
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Another question is:
I can press Ctrl+Z to suspend the vim and back to console, how to resume then?
Also, where can I get a good program syntax highlight profile?
thanks a lot

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Old 08-22-2005, 08:36 PM   #5
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Quote:
I can press Ctrl+Z to suspend the vim and back to console, how to resume then?
it's pretty simple. Just type: fg

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Also, where can I get a good program syntax highlight profile?
I've ever had the same problem. I upgraded my Vim, and then suddenly my Vim was really colorful
 
Old 08-23-2005, 02:02 AM   #6
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When I press enter, how to make the current position to the same indent level as the previous line?
 
Old 08-23-2005, 03:41 AM   #7
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Code:
 set autoindent
We can use some options, i.e autoindent, cindent, smartindent, etc.
To see detail information about those options, ask google please

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Old 03-03-2013, 01:03 PM   #8
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try this:

find /usr/share/vim -name '*.vim'

 
Old 03-05-2013, 10:24 AM   #9
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Did you happen to know that vim has extensive documentation built right into it? Try typing something like ":help tab" in it and start reading.

http://swaroopch.com/notes/Vim_en-Help/


Then there are sites like http://vim.wikia.com that also collect lots of good tips. And your favorite search engine can certainly help you locate more.


The "Ctrl+Z" thing, OTOH, is a function of the shell's job control system, not vim itself:

http://mywiki.wooledge.org/BashGuide/JobControl
http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/linuxcommand.org/lts0080.html
 
  


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