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Old 05-17-2006, 11:28 PM   #1
zahadumy
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How do you change how many spaces contains a TAB character in the console (tty) ?


I like sometimes working in the console because I have to do some scripting, but my problem is the TAB is too large, 8 characters I think. Is it possible to change this? Thank you.
 
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If you mena the num of spcaes in a tab created in a given editor, it depends on the editor.
For vi/vim, I use the following .exrc file:

set showmatch
set tabstop=4
set shiftwidth=4
set noautoindent

in my home dir.
 
Old 05-18-2006, 03:09 AM   #3
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Thanks.

Thanks. It works.
 
  


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