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Re: Indenting Strings (How to?)

From: Dan Anderson
Subject: Re: Indenting Strings (How to?)
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2003 03:07:13 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Barry Margolin <address@hidden> writes:

> In article <address@hidden>,
>  Dan Anderson <address@hidden> wrote:
> >         A lot of times when I'm coding I'll have a very long string or
> > comments which is some other kind  of code (i.e.  HTML or CSS embedded
> > in a  Perl CGI script) or  is text.  Many  times I'll try to  keep the
> > indentation neat, but  pressing tab in a string  (or comments) doesn't
> > do anything (in CPerl mode, PHP  mode, or any other mode).  This means
> > that I end up having to space over manually (a royal PITA).
> > 
> >         Is there a good way to tell emacs to either treat all comments
> > and  strings as  normal  text (i.e  so  I can  get  basic tabbing  and
> > justification), or (even better), to set rules concerning how to treat
> > comments and strings.
> Type C-q TAB to insert a literal TAB character.

        Thanks for trying  to help but this is not  quite what I want.
I want emacs to automatically tab my code and keep it neat and orderly
like it does outside of comments and strings.


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