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Re: indenting with spaces

From: Tom Rauchenwald
Subject: Re: indenting with spaces
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 18:54:06 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (gnu/linux)

andrea <address@hidden> writes:

> Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:
>> andrea <address@hidden> writes:
>> No, it shouldn't do that.  Does it set it buffer-locally, or globally?
>> That would be even more impolite.
>> Bye,
>> Tassilo
> Ok thanks now it works, but still I don't understand why
> Local in buffer init.el; global value is t
> That's even if I set up and evaluate the "setq" in init.el.
> Where does this global stupid value come from then?

You should use setq-default. With setq you set it buffer-locally, so it
is only set in the buffer the setq is evaluated. 

To change the default use 
(setq-default indent-tabs-mode nil)

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