[TxMt] feature request: show whitespace and indentation guides

Dudley Flanders dudley at misnomer.us
Mon Nov 7 16:40:41 UTC 2005

On Nov 7, 2005, at 9:48 AM, Jonas Witt wrote:

> On 07.11.2005, at 16:29, Moshe Weitzman wrote:
>> one feature i miss from other text editors are white space  
>> indicators and indentation guides. please see attached screenshot.  
>> note the subtle dots which indicate spaces and the vertical dotted  
>> lines which are usually called indentation guides. i'd love if  
>> textmate had options to display these things.
> Spaces could probably be added to the 'Show Invisibles' feature  
> easily, although an option to control which invisibles are meant  
> would be nice. Maybe not all people like to see spaces.
> But these vertical lines seem to be very useful. I want them too!

I'm not a big fan of indentation guides, but I'd like to have a page  
boundary guide, e.g. a vertical line at 80 columns (or 132, or 17, or  
whatever). Plus if we're throwing all those vertical lines at the  
left-hand side of the editor then the right-hand side will get lonely  
and unbalanced.


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