76442Re: end of line whitespace
- Jan 2, 2007Robert Hicks wrote:
> I know that in some IDE's I can check a box that causes the IDE toAFAIK there is no such setting, but your autocommand is the next best thing.
> automatically strip trailing white space. Does Vim have a switch to do
> that or do I need to do:
> autocmd BufWritePre * %s/\s*$//e
> It would be nice to have a "set stripwhitespace" if that is the case but
> I guess that is the power of Vim.
OTOH you can _see_ end-of-line whitespace by setting the 'list' and
'listchars' options appropriately. For instance,
:set list listchars=tab:\ \ ,eol:$
displays the files as usual, but with a blue dollar sign (well, blue by
default: a colorscheme can change that) just after the last character on each
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