[Geany-Users] Tabify/untabify on selection only, in complete line

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Sat Aug 26 18:43:29 UTC 2017

On 2017-08-26 10:26 AM, Lars Paulsen wrote:
> Hi All,
> I would like to know if there is a way to tabify/untabify a portion of 
> selected text?
> I know I can mark text and change the indentation with tab/shift tab and 
> that will also delete tabs (if configured).
> But it does only delete the tab on the start of the line before the 
> first token.
> E.g. '-->token-->nextToken;' becomes '....token-->nextToken;' ('.' = one 
> space, '-->' = one tab).
> I would like it to become '....token....nextToken;'.
> How can I do that, only for a selection - not for the whole document.

I've wanted that a few times as well. One reasonable way would be to 
change the `Document->Replace [tabs|spaces] with [tabs|spaces]` options 
to only affect the current selection if there is one. It just requires 
someone who cares enough to implement it :)

Matthew Brush

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