Primitive indentation in Emacs
Does Emacs have a simple primitive indentation mode that will do the following:
When I go to a new line (Hit Enter), copy any white space used for indenting for the above line
When I press Tab, we insert characters (and) that can be customized (spaces / tabs) right where I hit Tab. Just insert spaces / tab, DO NOT do smart -intext.
[optional] When I press Shift+ Tab, I remove one indent character from the beginning of the current line
[optional] Make the indentation blocks selected / unindent.
The question is: is there such a regime? If what is his name?
I don't want to start a discussion "Why do I need this behavior?" and I don't need smart alternatives for reasons beyond the scope of this topic.
I just want a simple stupid mode ...
Emacs has been around for ages. Someone, somewhere at some point, must have asked this question and probably wrote a mode for it.
I have looked through a lot of topics related to indentation ... nothing there. Everybody just insists, "You should obey Emacs, not Emacs should obey you."
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you can rebuild RETon
(local-set-key (kbd "RET") 'newline-and-indent)
2. To make TABinsert tables / spaces instead of indentation, you must set up a variable
(setq tab-always-indent nil)
To choose between tab and space insertions, adjust the variable
(setq indent-tabs-mode t) ;; for tab-based indentation (setq indent-tabs-mode nil) ;; for space-based indentation
I don't know of any standard way of doing points 3. and 4. , but it shouldn't be too hard to develop small custom functions to do this ..
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