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  • Gary Stainburn
    Hi Dave, If I read your question right, you want vim to insert spaces to move the cursor along, instead of putting a tab character in. You need to do: set
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 6, 2000
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      Hi Dave,

      If I read your question right, you want vim to insert spaces to move the
      cursor along, instead of putting a tab character in.

      You need to do:

      set ts=?? ; sets the tab stops
      set et ; expand tabs to spaces

      >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

      On 12/6/00, 12:34:01 AM, Dave D <davidd@...> wrote regarding
      replacing <tab>:


      > Is there a way to get vim to print ' ' instead of a real tab when tab
      is
      > pressed?

      > Thanks,
      > - Dave
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