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[wingide-users] What is this other blue line?

Dave Aitel dave at
Fri, 31 Jan 2003 21:11:58 -0500

Indentation with Python is the holy grail, isn't it? :> One thing I miss
from Emacs is where I could hit backspace on the front of a line, and it
would do the shift-tab. :> I kinda liked the little blue lines though.
They nicely delimited if statements for me. :>

In case you're wondering what other users are doing with WingIDE, I'm
writing a pyGTK program located at .
I also am using it to support SPIKE Proxy, a GPLed Python web app
assessment tool ( 

Dave Aitel
Immunity, Inc.

On Fri, 31 Jan 2003 19:29:57 -0500
Ken Sugino <> wrote:

> On Fri, 31 Jan 2003 14:21:57 -0500 (EST)
> Wing IDE Support <> wrote:
> > On Fri, 31 Jan 2003, Dave Aitel wrote:
> > > I've attached a png file for you to see - but with the latest
> > > version of my (licensed) Wing IDE, I get this interesting little
> > > line. It doens't seem to be hurting anything, but I'd like to know
> > > what it is. :>
> > 
> > The png didn't come through (your email had no attachment; could be
> > our mailing list software strips them).  But I think I may know what
> > you're talking about... if on the surface of the editor in the
> > indentation part of the source then it's the suspicious /
> > non-uniform indent indicator. You can convert or correct files with
> > non-uniform indentation style using the Indentation Manager from the
> > Source / Indentation menu.
> > 
> I had trouble with this Indentation Manager. In the past it broke the
> code not properly transforming between spaces and tabs. So I'm pretty
> scared these day to use it. But then when I edit source with mixed
> tabs and spaces these blue lines show up and actually it's quite
> annoying. ;-) Is there a way to disable these blue lines?
> I prefer tab=4 spaces setting. Standard setting is tab=8 spaces. So
> I'm wondering whethere this affects tab/space conversion by
> indentation manager, which can lead to broken code.
> Ken
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