[wingide-users] What does 'Use Indent Analysis' do?

Michael Hipp Michael at Hipp.com
Wed Jan 31 14:42:35 MST 2007


Wingware Support wrote:
> Michael Hipp wrote:
>> Could someone offer me a quick explanation of what Preferences -> 
>> Editor -> Indentation -> Use Indent Analysis does?
> 
> If indent analysis is used, the size of an indent in spaces is 
> determined based on the current contents of the file.  Otherwise, the 
> indent size is taken from preferences.

Ok, that's good to know.

>> I'm trying to get Wing to be a tad less helpful on indenting things 
>> far to the right on long-winded multi-line method calls
> 
> It has no affect on indenting the 2nd+ line of multi-line calls. 
> Sometimes I end up using backspace & space to modify the indent or to 
> take it as a clue that the line is a bit too complex ;).

Yes. Unfortunately some of the constructor calls in wxPython end up looking a 
bit like Cobol.

Thanks,
Michael


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