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Entries from September 2007

Quick Tip: Spaces instead of Tabs

September 30th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 13 Comments

Tab characters used as indentation of source code is a pet peeve of mine. Add this to your emacs initialization to make sure all indentation uses spaces instead. ;; I hate tabs! (setq-default indent-tabs-mode nil) Now, if you also use tab completion everywhere, someday, you’ll want to actually insert a real <tab> character (ASCII 9), […]

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