24 April, 2014

vim converting tabs to spaces

For converting tabs to spaces while editing the source codes

1) To insert space characters whenever the tab key is pressed.
 :set expandtab

2) To control the number of space characters that will be inserted when the tab key is pressed, set the 'tabstop' option.
To insert 4 spaces for a tab, you have to type the below command
:set tabstop=4

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