|| at Apr 15, 2003 at 7:37 am
On Tue, 15 Apr 2003 08:58:55 +0200, Randall Smith wrote:
I'm learning Python and I've been looking for a good IDE to use with it.
I haven't found an IDE that has text editing capabilities close to
Much of my previous programming is with Emacs/PHP and I love the
auto-indenting, tab-indenting, well thought-out key strokes, and the
ability to ssh into a server and run Emacs.
I'd like to try out Vim while writing Python code (I'm using Webware).
Right now, the default settings using color coding, have an 8 space tab
and no autoindenting. I would like to have a tab space of 2 or 4 spaces
and have auto-indenting.
I have no idea how to configure Vim. I'm a total newbie. Can someone
please help me get started. I'm looking to configure Vim for Python.
Autoindenting and 4 space tabs are high priority now.
I had the same problems when I started with 'vim'. So here some initial
stuff to faster do some finger practices ;-)
<ESC>set tabstop= 4<CR>
# set tabstop to 4 space length
# set autoindent
# set no autoindent
# write vim configuration file to actual directory
# copy .vimrc to you ~/ directory, so it will be used by default.
# enable line numbering
# enable syntax highlighting
# to substitute <PATTERN> with <SUBST>
# delete actual line
# to delete from line# start to line# end NOTE copied to buffer
# insert buffer above actual position
# insert buffer below actual position
Luigi aka zdys