Remembering "tab setting" per file?

Dr.-Ing. Christoph Cullmann cullmann at
Tue Jul 3 16:26:58 BST 2018


> El dijous, 28 de juny de 2018, a les 16:04:03 CEST, Matthew Woehlke va
> escriure:
>> On 2018-06-27 17:23, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
>> > I have this problem that the poppler files use an awful tab setting 2 soft
>> > + 8 hard
>> > 
>> > I wonder if it would make sense to remember the tab setting per file if
>> > the
>> > user manually set it.
>> > 
>> > What do you think?
>> I guess adding a modeline is not an option?
>> Can you add a .kateconfig or .editorconfig alongside the file(s)? Either
>> one can apply settings to a particular file type...
> I could do those things even if they are very cumbersome because it means
> polluting the git repo with either the file itself or with another line in
> .gitignore (and the cumbersomeness of having to remember to not delete the
> file because you will have to create one again)
> But what is the reason to not do the right thing and remember it?
> We remember the last line you were on a file when you edited it, because it
> makes sense.
> Remembering the tab setting you set for that file to me makes the same amount
> of sense, so either both should be remembered or both should not.
remembering the state of more things doesn't sound like a bad idea.
Would be more consistent, yes.


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