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Old 10-22-2014, 09:09 AM   #1
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emacs has changed how it treats tabs and indentation in version 24.4


I upgraded emacs to version 24.4 yesterday. Tabs, indentation, and how format treats indented lines changed. I can't find any setting that makes them work they way they have previously.

I want tab at the beginning of a line to indent (for text files); for script or program files I want it to indent when used anywhere on a line. emacs stopped doing this, even when it recognizes the file type.

I want format to respect a tab at the beginning of a line as a paragraph break; emacs 24.4 stops doing this.

I've looked at every setting about tabs and indentation. They have either disappeared or don't work as described. I just switched back to 24.3.

The changelog doesn't show this change.
 
Old 10-24-2014, 01:45 PM   #2
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Read editing changes here.
http://www.masteringemacs.org/articl...-in-emacs-24-4
 
  


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