Aha. That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for your help.
On 9/1/06, A.J.Mechelynck <antoine.mechelynck@...> wrote:
> Evan Silberman wrote:
> > For any filetype, autoindenting (rather, filetypeindent) has suddenly
> > started adding 2n extra spaces after n autotabs. (I have :set noet,
> > :set ts=6) I have no idea what option might be doing this, or why it
> > got set, but it's infuriating. Can anybody help point me in the right
> > direction?
> > Much obliged.
> > E. Silberman
> :verbose set shiftwidth?
> If you have left your 'shiftwidth' at its default of 8, indenting by n
> shiftwidths will result (with your nonstandard setting of ts=6) into n +
> floor(n/4) hard tabs plus (2n mod 8) spaces.
> Note: If 'noexpandtab' is set, using any value other than 8 for
> 'tabstop' will make your files non-portable, i.e., other editors will
> interpret your hard tabs differently than you do.
> Best regards,