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bug#8196: 23.1; Feature request with code: "C-x TAB" to understand tab-s
bug#8196: 23.1; Feature request with code: "C-x TAB" to understand tab-stop-list
Sat, 13 Jul 2013 16:02:35 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)
> I think it would be better if "C-x TAB" (bound to indent-rigidly)
> advanced the indentation to the next tab stop (as in tab-stop-list) by
> default, instead of by 1.
That sounds reasonable. It can be changed by modifying simply the
interactive spec of indent-rigidly.
> Similarly, if negative prefix argument were given (with "C-u -") it
> would change the indentation to the previous tab stop.
For both changes, there's a risk some users will be annoyed, but they
can still get the old behavior with a C-u 1 or C-u - 1 prefix.
This said, there's another good default behavior for non-prefixed C-x
TAB which is to enter an interactive loop that lets the user move the
block left/right with the cursor keys. I think this would be a more
- bug#8196: 23.1; Feature request with code: "C-x TAB" to understand tab-stop-list,
Stefan Monnier <=