I'm using Notepad++ v6.6.7It's a very useful programming text editor, customization-friendly, with many external plugins, and FREE.
If we're using
Pythonlanguage, particularly, needs only
spaceas the horizontal indentation.
YAMLwill surely be nearby.
Tabcharacter for indentation in both languages will throw error.
Nevertheless, I like neat structure in my typed programs (or something similar).
spaceonly as the horizontal space is nice to make the indentation consistent between languages.
So, if we change the
space, whenever we hit the
tabbutton, it will be interpreted as
space(s) in Notepad++.
We can also customize how many spaces a tab character will be. The default value in Notepad++ will be 2.
First Step: Tab Setting
Go to Settings tab on your Notepad++.
Second Step: Customize It
You can pick a specific language for switching the
On this picture below, I clicked the [Default]. Therefore, it will be applied to any programming language.
If you need to change a particular language, scroll to that language, click it, and untick the Use the default value, continued by customizing it to suit your need.
That's about it. A little something to enhance your indentation time with Notepad++.