Re: [code] [textadept] tab_width vs. indent

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2013 15:40:39 -0400 (EDT)


On Sun, 10 Mar 2013, Robert wrote:

> Hi Mitchell,
> the buffer fields tab_width and indent were changed a while ago (was
> this in Scintilla?). Is the documentation correct here? It sounds as
> if they should have the same value.
> tab_width (number)
> The number of space characters represented by a tab character. The
> default value is 8.
> indent (number)
> The number of spaces used for one level of indentation. The default
> value is 0, which matches the tab size.

Scintilla did not change anything. I don't fully understand why there are
two values so I wanted to use only tab_size and keep indent at its default
value to minimize confusion. The documentation is correct.


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Received on Sun 10 Mar 2013 - 15:40:39 EDT

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