Eclipse is very nice, but :(...
C. Ed Felt
ed at thefelts.net
Mon Jun 19 11:57:12 MDT 2006
C. Ed Felt wrote:
> Fellow Eclipse users, (you can ignore this email if you are not one):
> Eclipse is great and has all the goodies I need in an open source,
> code completing, block collapsing IDE. I finally have it fully
> configured for and would like to use it for PHP, Python, etc. But
> there is one fatal flaw: I can't seem to find a way to change tab to
> spaces. I need specifically to change tab to three spaces, (so that
> when I type tab, I get three spaces). The code is much cleaner this
> way and there are many current and possible future clients who require
> this. I have tried both Eclipse 3.1 and 3.2 and do not find this
> feature. Please tell me how to change this setting, or, if possible
> an easy work around. Please don't tell me about the "Displayed tab
> width" setting. This is for display only and does not effect the
> actual text. Sorry if I sound upset, it's because I am frustrated
> with this huge oversight and/or sloppily excluded feature.
> -Ed Felt
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> Don't fear the penguin.
I did find that PyDev does have the three spaces replace the tab setting
I need. But this doesn't solve my PHP issue.
<sarcasm>Perhaps when an over abundance of time magically appears I can
hack the source code for the php-ide plug in.</sarcasm>
<crickets>Any more suggestions?</crickets>
Thank you for bottom posting, the top posting can be confusing.
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