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Re: having problems with indentation in c++-mode


From: luca . pamparana
Subject: Re: having problems with indentation in c++-mode
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2009 03:06:49 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Feb 8, 10:07 am, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:
> address@hidden wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I would like to set the indentation level to 4 characters and I am
> > having trouble achieving this in the c++-mode. I have looked on the
> > web and used the most common template that is found but the smart
> > indentation always indents at 2 spaces...no matter what I set the tab-
> > width or the indent level.
>
> [ .... ]
>
> > I can set the tab-width or the indent-level to whatever number but it
> > does not help. It always indents at 2 spaces.
>
> > I am an emacs newbie, so I am sure I have missed something basic. I
> > would be grateful for any help you might give me.
>
> The magic document is the CC Mode manual, chapter "Getting Started".
>
> The variable you need to set is `c-basic-offset'.  Here's what this fine
> manual says:
>
> c-basic-offset
>      This Lisp variable holds an integer, the number of columns CC Mode
>      indents nested code.  To set this value to 6, customize
>      `c-basic-offset' or put this into your `.emacs':
>
>           (setq c-basic-offset 6)
>
> If you can't get this working, come back again.
>
> Best of luck!
>
> > Cheers,
> > Luca
>
> --
> Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

That works. You are awesome!

Thanks,
Luca


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