Option for "Keep Tabs" or "Insert Spaces" - new feature request

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Post by kevinlsw » 2002 Sep 12, 01:42

Hi Nikos,

I noticed that we have the ability to specify how many spaces per <TAB>.  

But can we go one step further by exposing the "Insert spaces" and "Keep tabs" functionality similar to Visual Studio?  So that a certain of space characters are inserted instead of a <TAB> character when you hit TAB.

A "Untabify selection" would be nice too :)


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Post by nikos » 2002 Sep 17, 17:38

that's not bad for an option for a future version
but don't expect ed2 to rival developer studio anytime soon  :)

for untabify selection you can do a replace from tabs to any number of spaces you want. I know it's a bit of a drag specifying special characters like tabs (you can select a tab before you press Ctrl+R) but that's another area I'm looking into

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