Eclipse is very nice, but :(...
Michael L Torrie
torriem at chem.byu.edu
Mon Jun 19 15:53:01 MDT 2006
On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 11:02 -0600, 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.
Personally I think the display is all I need. If the file is left as
tabs, then it doesn't matter about my personal preference as the source
code will always look right according to my preference.
> -Ed Felt
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