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Re: Display tables and `tabify'

From: Samuel Padgett
Subject: Re: Display tables and `tabify'
Date: 12 Apr 2001 19:00:00 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090001 (Oort Gnus v0.01) Emacs/20.7

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> On 10 Apr 2001, Samuel Padgett wrote:
> > The amount of whitespace in the buffer should stay the same.
> I'm not sure.  `tabify' preserves the _visual_ appearence of the text.
> For example, if you modify tab-width, the amount of TABs inserted by
> `tabify' will change accordingly, right?  I don't see how your case is
> different.

Well, before running tabify the text looks like

\t\tTime flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.

After tabify, it looks like

    Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.

The visual appearance has changed, right?

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