Re: [gedit-list] Tab to space expansion

Yes, I tried on several files. I've disabled the modeline plugin too but with no avail.

To see if something in my environment is affecting this setting, I created a new user account and tested gedit in the new account. And guess what? The tabs are correctly expanded to spaces!.

Now I have to figure out what is it in my environment that is causing this issue.

Thanks for your help.


Are there any

Steve Frécinaux wrote:
On Fri, 2007-09-14 at 16:43 +0800, M. Arshad Khan wrote:
Hi All

I recently upgraded my system from FC5 to FC6. The gedit version bundled 
with FC6 is 2.15.9. One problem I noticed is that even though I have set 
the editor preference to insert spaces instead of tabs, the text still 
contains tabs.  There doesn't seem to be any way to get rid of tabs 
except to insert spaces manually. I compiled and tested the latest 
stable release (2.18.2) but the problem persists. Any help to solve this 
issue is very much appreciated.

Did you try it on several files or on only one ? Because the modeline
plugin can override your settings if the file contains directives about


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