Commit 20b1d079 authored by Stefan Monnier's avatar Stefan Monnier
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(tab-always-indent): New var.

(indent-for-tab-command): Use it.
parent 9ee45b2c
2000-10-06 Stefan Monnier <>
2000-10-07 Stefan Monnier <>
* indent.el (tab-always-indent): New var.
(indent-for-tab-command): Use it.
* files.el (set-auto-mode): Ignore unknown -*- mode -*- rather than
raise an error. This way it can still defaults to a sane value.
......@@ -40,19 +40,30 @@
(defvar indent-line-function 'indent-to-left-margin
"Function to indent current line.")
(defcustom tab-always-indent t
"*Controls the operation of the TAB key.
If t, hitting TAB always just indents the current line.
If nil, hitting TAB indents the current line if point is at the left margin
or in the line's indentation, otherwise it insert a `real' tab character."
:group 'indent
:type 'boolean)
(defun indent-according-to-mode ()
"Indent line in proper way for current major mode."
(funcall indent-line-function))
(defun indent-for-tab-command (&optional prefix-arg)
"Indent line in proper way for current major mode.
"Indent line in proper way for current major mode or insert a tab.
Depending on `tab-always-indent', either insert a tab or indent.
If initial point was within line's indentation, position after
the indentation. Else stay at same point in text.
The function actually called is determined by the value of
The function actually called to indent is determined by the value of
(interactive "P")
(if (eq indent-line-function 'indent-to-left-margin)
(if (or (eq indent-line-function 'indent-to-left-margin)
(and (not tab-always-indent)
(> (current-column) (current-indentation))))
(insert-tab prefix-arg)
(if prefix-arg
(funcall indent-line-function prefix-arg)
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