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How to use tab to indent?
2 weeks, 5 days ago Edited by C_Worm on Aug. 30, 2020, 10:57 a.m. Reason: Initial post
How can i use tab for indentation?

so that it acts like normal tab indentation in other programs?

...like a bigger space but the text lines up on same intervalls :)

thanks in advance!

btw, really nice editor!! :D
Simon Anciaux
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How to use tab to indent?
2 weeks, 5 days ago
You need to set enable_virtual_whitespace to false in config.4coder. And then bind a key to insert a \t (or spaces) because by default tab is used for auto-completion. Note that if you use any of the auto-indent feature (indent line, indent range), the lines will be re-indented using 4coder rules.

You can change the layout rule by modifying the HookID_Layout in the begin_buffer with functions from 4coder_layout_rule.cpp/h but I'm not sure if it's easy to do what you want.

If you are only editing a regular text file (non flagged as code) you should be able to add indentation without any modifications.