How to set constant width for tabs in editor?

Erik esigra at
Thu Mar 27 09:59:49 GMT 2008

Patrick Nagel skrev:
> Erik (Thursday, 2008-03-27):
>> I wonder how to set constant width for tabs in editors (KatePart). The
>> only option for tab width that I found seems to be a max value, which
>> results in tabs with a width in the interval 1 .. max. The value depends
>> on where on the line the tab is.
> Now what you're probably looking for is to use spaces instead of using the 
> tab character at all.

No, it should not change the content of the file in any way. It should 
just be able to *display* the file in a way such that each tab character 
is always N columns wide.
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