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Re: spacing of ls output in emacs shell


From: Jonathan Groll
Subject: Re: spacing of ls output in emacs shell
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 10:19:30 +0200
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.15.6 (Almost Unreal) Emacs/24.0 Mule/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO)

On Tue, 8 Mar 2011 10:25:56 -0800, "Strozzi, David J." <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> 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.

Tabs vs spaces, some reading on the problem:
http://cscs.umich.edu/~rlr/Misc/emacs_tabs.htm 

Tabs versus Spaces: An Eternal Holy War:
http://www.jwz.org/doc/tabs-vs-spaces.html

Cheers,
Jonathan
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