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Re: spacing of ls output in emacs shell

From: Strozzi, David J.
Subject: Re: spacing of ls output in emacs shell
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 10:25:56 -0800
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Thanks for the suggestion.  I warn you that I am an emacs "user" and not
"master."  I put these exact lines in my .emacs, restarted, did M-x shell,
ls, same thing - tabs appear in the ls output, and emacs interprets them
as giving about 4 spaces.

Is there something else I need to do to enable this?

I don't understand lisp, so I am not smart enough to think of what I need
to do to adapt this to my environment.


On 3/8/11 9:46 AM, "Valentin Plechinger" <address@hidden> wrote:

>At Tue, 8 Mar 2011 08:43:26 -0800,
>Strozzi, David J. wrote:
>> Any advice?  Can I tell emacs "tab = 8 spaces for shells?"  Or tell it
>> to use tabs but spaces in shells?
>> Thanks for your help,
>> David Strozzi
>Have you tried putting something like this in your .emacs?
>(setq shell-mode-hook
>    (function (lambda ()
>                (setq indent-tabs-mode nil))))
>Best regards,
>Valentin Plechinger

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